Longchem, July 8 (MExN): District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Chairman, DC Mokokchung on Saturday informed that 70 percent of the landslides that occurred last June under Longchem EAC Circle, Mokokchung District have been cleared.
He added that the team led by EAC Longchem Trongdiba Tongpi, staff of EE Mangkolemba (PWD) along with Japukong Kaketshir Mungdang and Japukong Youth organization was able to clear the road till Lirmen last night and have also distributed essential commodities in the village. ADC Mangkolemba along with DDMA Mokokchung officer and SDRF personals has also delivered essential commodities to two villages Yajang A and Yajang Model today. The remaining part of the landslides might be cleared by the team tonight, the official disclosed.
The road connecting Tuli and Assam remained cut off for the last two weeks and the only life line for the affected villages is via Mangkolemba.