Kharibari, July 18: SSB 19th Battalion visited the adjoining areas of Kaddubhitta to spread awareness among the people regarding the risk of outbreaks of water-borne diseases caused by floodwater. The SSB personnel sprayed sanitizing and disinfectant powder in the area and also distributed medicines among the people.
Dr. Ashwani Kumar Singh of the Local Primary Health Center, Inspector Arvind Kumar of SSB 19th Battalion of Kaddubhitta along with the jawans were sighted at the spot. As per the information given by the SSB 19th Battalion, the jawans involved in flood relief operations ensured that the people were well aware of the health precautions to be taken in order to avoid disease outbreaks and epidemics in the region. In addition to this, the jawans scattered disinfectant powder in the area and also distributed free medicines among the people.