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Flood-affected families will get 10,000 help in Delhi, schools will remain closed for two days

The water level of Yamuna is receding gradually and if there is no heavy rain again, the situation will become normal soon.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced an assistance of Rs 10,000 to the flood victims of Delhi. Chief Minister Kejriwal wrote in a tweet that many very poor families living on the banks of Yamuna have suffered a lot. In some families, the entire household goods were washed away. Ten thousand rupees per family will be given as financial help to every flood affected family.

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On the other hand, special camps will be set up for those whose important documents like Aadhaar card etc. were washed away due to floods. The children whose clothes and books were washed away, will be given these on behalf of the schools. Please tell that more than 20 thousand people are still living in camps or camps in Delhi.

On the other hand, the water level of Yamuna is continuously decreasing. Authorities opened roads and eased traffic restrictions as floodwaters receded from many areas. According to the Delhi government, the situation is improving in the flood-affected areas of the capital. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the Yamuna’s water level was receding gradually and the situation would soon return to normal if there were no heavy rains, but added that the threat of floods was not over yet.

The water level of the Yamuna river in Delhi was recorded at 206.14 meters on Sunday. The flow rate from Hathinikund Barrage in Haryana’s Yamuna Nagar is expected to decline further in the last two days, but the Yamuna’s water level is still above the danger mark (205.33 metres).

The water level of Yamuna is decreasing in the national capital Delhi, but many areas are still full of water. Apart from this, people of flood-affected areas have been shifted to relief camps. These relief camps have been opened in schools, due to which all schools in Delhi will remain closed on 17th and 18th July. The Directorate of Education of Delhi has issued this instruction. The MCD has also issued instructions to keep MCD schools located in flood-affected areas closed on July 17 and 18.

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