'Hudhud': NDRF airlifts large cutters, increases teams to 44

October 11, 2014 6:13 PM

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'Hudhud': NDRF airlifts large cutters, increases teams to 44

New Delhi: The National Disaster Relief Force is airlifting a number of large metal and wood cutters from here to Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the states expected to be hit by Cyclone 'Hudhud', and has increased the strength of its relief teams on standby from 39 to 44.

"We have prepared five more teams to be sent to deal with the Cyclone situation. So, now a total of 44 NDRF teams are in place instead of earlier 39. Three teams will be airlifted tonight from Delhi to AP and Odisha and they would be carrying large saw cutters," National Disaster Response Force (NDR...

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