14.32 lakh in Tamil Nadu relief camps

ArrayChennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday said 14,32,924 people rescued from flood affected areas are housed in relief camps.

Four districts in Tamil Nadu – Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur and Cuddalore – have been badly affected by floods due to heavy rains for the past one month. The disaster has claimed around 325 lives.

According to an official statement, 600 boats are being used for rescue and 5,554 relief camps have been opened.

There were 24,220 medical camps. There were also 1,536 veterinary medical camps.

The government said 453 tonnes of milk power had been distributed at the relief camps.

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