Siliguri, 24th May: After the cyclonic storm, Amphan created havoc in Bengal, a specially trained 25-member team from North Bengal has been sent to the affected areas to carry out post-disaster rescue and restoration work.
As per the information, the team has been divided into four groups. Each team has a total of six forest workers who are efficiently skilled in disaster management. The team left Darjeeling Wildlife Division for Kolkata on Sunday morning.
Jayanta Mandal, Assistant Wildlife Warden of Darjeeling Division, stated that the cyclonic storm Amphan left behind a trail of destruction by uprooting trees, destroying houses, and swamping low-lying areas of the state. He maintained that following the instructions of the higher authorities, a special team has been sent to Kolkata and its surrounding districts today. Forest workers from Darjeeling Division, Kurseong Division, and Baikunthapur Division are on their way to Kolkata.