DISASTER RELIEF

FLOOD HIT CHENNAI: INDIAN ARMY TO THE RESCUE

In November-December 2015, the annual northeast monsoon rains were unprecedented and resulted in many parts of South India getting flooded. Particularly affected were the Coromandel Coast regions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, and the union territory of Puducherry, with Tamil Nadu and the city of Chennai particularly hard-hit. The Army was called out for flood relief operations and once again, rendered yeoman service in rescuing thousands of marooned persons, from infants to the aged. The pics below give a general idea of the type of rescue efforts undertaken by the Army and have been provided by 4 Madras (WLI).

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