Delhi Govt to give 10,000 help each to flood-hit families
Families hit by flood due to swelling of Yamuna are to get Rs 10,000 each, according to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The CM tweeted on Sunday many poor families living along the Yamuna banks have lost their homes in the floods and some have lost all their belongings.
“A financial aid of Rs 10,000 will be provided to each family affected by the floods,” Kejriwal said.
Besides, the Delhi government said it is to set up special camps for Aadhaar, other documents washed away in floods.
“For those whose important documents and children’s books have been washed away in the floods, special camps will be set up later to provide them assistance…Arrangements will be made for books and clothes for the children. The government will soon announce assistance for those who have suffered significant losses. We are reaching out to the flood-affected people with all possible help,” the CM said.
He said special arrangements will be made for books and clothes for the affected children.
“We have established relief camps in various locations, primarily in schools and dharmashalas, to provide necessary amenities such as toilets and clean water,” he told reporters at the relief camp.