The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) in collaboration with the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Longleng and Social Empowerment Group organised Mithun Caravan at Longleng District.
Mithun Caravan Game is a Disaster Response Educational program that has been introduced aiming students in class 3-4. the objectives of the caravan is to enhanced the capacity of the children through a set of games for them to understand the concept of what disaster risk reduction is.
Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has predicted heavy rainfall in the State this week.
According to a press release issued by NSDMA, the State will not only witness heavy rains and strong winds, but there is also the possibility of flash floods and mud slides and landslides. Lightning strikes would also be a common feature during this time, while the showers were expected to continue until July 14, it added.
Twelve people have died and thousands displaced in incessant rains in some parts of Nagaland in the past one month with chief minister Neiphiu Rio seeking Central help on Wednesday even as several other north-eastern states have seen deficient rainfall this monsoon season.
“The damage this year is unprecedented in the history,” said Temjen Toy, Chief Secretary, Nagaland, the state that had contributed Rs one crore for Kerala flood relief earlier this month.
While Kerala may be still reeling after its mass-scale floods which shook the entire state and left a high-death toll and thousands displaced, another state is also going through the same tragedy.
Nagaland has been experiencing landslides and floods owing to the incessant heavy rains – which has led to the death of 12 people.
The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, tweeted seeking help – with a video showing the damage that is caused in Nagaland due to this rain.