Jammu: All relief measures are being carried out on war footing to save the stranded people on NHW. As per the sources, near about 20000 persons has been dispatched in Police vehicles from Jawahar Tunnel Banihal,

Ramsoo and Ramban Bus Stand to Jammu. All Police establishments are
signaled to remain alert and provide every possible help to these
victims. So far, 04 relief camps have been organized in district
Ramban by district Police Ramban. A community kitchen has been
established by Police Personnel of Ramban District at Bus Stand
Ramban. Moreover, Yatries were provided food and money contributed by
district Police personnel.

Sh. Sham Lal, Hon’ble Minister, Sh. Shant Manu, Div. Com Jammu
Division and Sh. Rajesh Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Jammu Zone
Jammu reached yesterday at Ramban and took first hand note of relief
measures provided to people coming from the different parts of
Kashmir. Sh. Ashkoor Ahmed Wani, Dy. Inspector General of Police, DKR
Range, who chaired a high level emergency meeting on relief operations
in DPO Ramban, emphasized immediate attention be given in providing
basic necessities like food, water and transportation to people
severely affected by the calamity. Sh. Javed Iqbal Matoo, SSP Ramban,
Dr Haseeb Mughal, SSP Traffic NHW Ramban, Sh. Arun Gupta, Addl. Supdt.
of Police, Ramban, Sh. Amit Bhasin, Sh. Vinay Kumar, Dy. Commandants
IRP 9th Bn and Sh. Narinder Singh Parihar, DySP Hqrs Ramban also
attended the meeting alongwith other senior officers of District and
Para Military forces.

Keeping in view the urgent requirement of more vehicles and ration items, DC Ramban and Div Com Jammu have been consulted who shall provide 50 more vehicles as well as necessary food items. District
Police has also established 04 relief camps at Banihal, Ramsoo, Ramban
and Gool, where thousands of rescued people are being sheltered and
being provided food and other basic amenities. To restore road
connectivity, BRO is working on war footing. They ensured that the NHW
at Ramsoo shall be in working condition within next 2/3 days
positively as they are trying hard to clear the road blocked by fresh
landslide. Meanwhile, all police personnel of Ramban district have
decided to voluntarily contribute a good part of their salary for
relief operation.

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