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Flood relief exercise ends


GUWAHATI, June 30 - The three-day-long �Exercise Jalrahat�, a national-level exercise for flood relief in an urban setting conducted in Guwahati, came to an end today.

The closing address was delivered by Lt Gen D Anbu, General Officer Commanding, Gajraj Corps.

The Corps Commander complimented all the participants, especially the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, all service officers coming from out stations, functionaries of the State Government related to disaster management, officers of HQ Eastern Command, HQ Eastern Air Command, 101 Area, 51 Sub Area, media fraternity and the citizens for making the event successful.

The General Officer said that the biggest take away from this exercise for all was �A Triple R Concept� (Rescue, Relief and Rehabilitation) while dwelling on the salient features of the exercise bringing forth major issues under the domains of understanding the risk, inter agency coordination, investing in disaster risk reduction and capacity building.

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