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NSDMA DECLARES NAGALAND A DROUGHT STATE  

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The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority stated that having taken into account the conditions as arising from rainfall deficiency and poor crop conditions and the distress situation that had developed in almost the entire farming area affected by these conditions through field verification and poor harvest during 2021; and on the basis of reports available from the Deputy Commissioners and Chairmen of the concerned DDMAs, the State Government has decided to declare drought of a Moderate nature in the entire State of Nagaland.

Based on the scanty deficit and less than normal rainfall that has been observed from March to November 2021, the declaration of drought would come into effect from 15th September, 2021, and would continue to be in effect for 6 months, till further order.

 

(DIPR)