More than 12 million people have been affected by floods in Assam this year, Finance and Disaster Management Minister Jogen Mohan said in the state Assembly on Friday.
He said details of the damage caused by the deluge were still being collected, but according to available data, 12,95,642 people have been affected so far.
More than 23,000 houses in 3,335 villages in 109 revenue circles have been affected, Mohan said while replying to a question from Congress MLA Bharat Chandra Narah.
The minister said that 37 dikes have been damaged and that 133 dikes are at risk of being breached.
The annual floods have damaged 1,106 roads under the Public Works Department, in addition to 101 bridges.
16,663 animals have also been killed so far, the minister said, with Rs 137.2 crore sanctioned for unnecessary relief and Rs 25 lakh for rehabilitation grant.
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