Imphal: All out efforts have been made to extend assistance to flood affected people; chief minister and chief secretary have been directed to take steps for extending immediate relief to the families, said Manipur governor Anusuiya Uikey on Thursday.

The governor was interacting with displaced people at a relief camp opened at Hostel No.2 in Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal East district and enquired about the grievances faced by the flood affected people who have been taking shelter there since last week.

Uikey distributed drinking water packages and emergency lamps to the families in the camp.

The state especially the Imphal valley had witnessed flash flood last week damaging houses and belongings with loss of lives and properties.

District administrations have also been asked to assess the situation and to conduct a survey for the affected families, the governor said.

Consoling the people, she assured to extend all possible assistance from Raj Bhavan and from the state government.

Around 138 people of 24 families have been taking shelter in the relief camp.

​On way back to Raj Bhavan, the governor inspected the flood affected areas and halted at Nagaram where she met with NDRF personnel. She appreciated their efforts to extend support to the administration in reaching out to the flood affected people in Imphal. DC, Imphal East, Khumanthem Diana and secretary to governor, Bobby Waikhom accompanied the governor during the visit.

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