Patna citizens ran through a miserable experience when heavy showers troubled the city through and through. In the process, waterlogging paralysed normal life. The severe effects of monsoon were witnessed when people were out of homes due to the flash flood.
Due to these natural calamities, people got affected very badly. However, the state saw real heroes emerge as saviours for the victims. The selfless people, who, without even caring for their own life, sprung into action to give a helping hand to the sufferers.
Thanks to the heroes who stepped in at the right place and at the right time on the ground and helped to bring some good optimism to an otherwise serious situation.
Swayamsevaks of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh are involved in selfless day-to-day service in Patna floods.
The Swayamsevaks have by far rescued more than 100 families from the deadly disaster. The Swayamsevaks have made temporary arrangements for the less unfortunate ones to stay at 4 locations. The temporary shelters have also been set up at Bhootnath Road, Munna Chak, Doctors Golambar and Vaishali Golambar.
So far more than 150 Swayamsevaks have been involved in relief and rehabilitation work. The Swayamsevaks have been organised into 12 teams with each team concentrating on an affected area and work.
Among them, 10 teams are involved in distributing relief materials to the people and 2 teams rescued people from the affected areas.
Hundreds of Swayamsevaks are helping in the management of vehicular movement and traffic management along with the local police officers.
The Swayamsevaks distributed 10 thousand food packets, 4 thousand bread packets and 2 thousand litres of milk. Along with these important items needed for daily usage like candles, grains and biscuits are also being distributed.
Not just that, Swayamsevaks have handed over 100 packets of candles, 500 packets of grains and pulses, 10 large boxed of biscuits and 10 boxed toffee in the last 48 hours.
Prant Prachar Pramukh Rajesh Pandey has alerted that water has started to recede from several areas of Patna. However, as the water recedes chances of water-borne diseases increases. To make it less severe, RSS is now organising teams of Doctors who will perform health check-ups.
Temporary health centres will also be set up along with important medicines, he informed.
RSS has also set several helpline numbers for the needy and affected ones requiring additional assistance. Rajesh Pandey informed that timely assistance is being provided to anyone who is contacting them through these given numbers.