A team comprising 37 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed at flood-hit Kuttanad.

Officials said here on Wednesday that the team was deployed as requested by the district administration.

They are engaged in rescuing people, providing medical assistance and bringing food items to relief camps.

District Collector S. Suhas on Thursday visited relief camps in the district and took stock of the situation.

Holiday

The Collector has declared a holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges in the district on Friday.

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