NDRF team to reach Kozhikode on Monday

A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team to handle flood relief operations will arrive in Kozhikode district on Monday. The services of five NDRF units will be made available to Kerala on the request of the State government. Of them, three will cover Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts, a press release said.

Meanwhile, District Collector N. Tej Lohit Reddy on Sunday chaired a meeting to review the preparedness of the district to handle rain-related calamities. He asked the police and the Fire and Rescue Services department to be ready to handle any emergency situation. In Kozhikode district, as many as 900 families were identified as vulnerable groups likely to be affected by rough weather.

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