GUWAHATI, Dec 31 � The GVK EMRI 108 Mrityunjoy Emergency Response service team has come up with some presumption and necessary operational preparedness for the New Year Eve and New Year Day.
�Some details of anticipated emergencies around December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 include are: emergency calls could rise to around 1,900 and 2,200 on December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015; from the current average of 1,748 emergency calls per day,� GVK EMRI said in a statement.
Road traffic accidents might rise to the volume of 90 to 133 cases on December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 � from the current average of 70 road traffic accidents per day. Similarly, it is anticipated that assault cases might be to the volume of 20-24 cases on these two days from current normal occurrence of ten assault cases per day.
�From the last week of December to the first week of January, we are anticipating an increase in drug /poisoning cases numbering to 13-16 cases on December 31 and January 1. Acute abdomen cases might be to the volume of 190-230 cases on December 31 and January 1, which is approximately 35 per cent increase from the current normal occurrence of acute abdomen cases. We are predicting an increase in the morning periods after December 29 due to cold weather, high dose of junk/oily foods and alcohol intake,� it said.
The above facts and figures are based on availed cases, during last year which can be treated as indicator for the state.
It has identified areas in Karimganj, Dhubri, Darrang, Barpeta, Cachar and Golaghat districts as high assault case-prone sensitive areas. Foddar Par (Karimganj), Bishkhuwa (Dhubri), Silbori (Darrang) Borhola (Barpeta), Abhayapuri (Bongaigaon) were the areas where maximum assault cases were reported last year.
The national highway strip is earmarked as accident-prone zones with high focus on areas in Kamrup, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Golaghat, Cachar, Dhemaji and Karimganj districts. Dahatia (Jorhat), Kaliabor Tiniali (Nagaon), Morongi (Golaghat), and Baihata Chariali (Kamrup) were the areas where maximum road traffic accidents were reported last year.