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NDMA conducts mock drill on flood preparedness in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

As approaches Uttar Pradesh, the (NDMA) today conducted a mock exercise to guage its preparedness for the recurring annual floods.

According to Met officials, is likely to cover the entire state by end of June.

The exercise was held in collaboration with (SDMA), an official release said here.

The exercise was conducted in 23 flood-prone districts of the state at the same time to assess the preparedness of the state's to handle the disaster, it added.

The exercise helped improve the administration's capacity in mobilising resources and reaching out to the affected communities swiftly in case of an actual flood situation, it said.

The has so far conducted more than 600 mock exercises for various disaster situations across the country, the release added.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:30 IST