Cyclone Fani Survivors

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Odisha villages unite to rebuild infrastructure, lives post-Cyclone Fani, but healing will take longer for those who lost loved ones
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Odisha villages unite to rebuild infrastructure, lives post-Cyclone Fani, but healing will take longer for those who lost loved ones

The emotional scars that Cyclone Fani has left on Prasanna Khuntia who lost his father on the day the storm hit Odisha, are going to take longer to heal. “I can’t forget Fani,” he says with a choked voice.

Cyclone Fani survivors: Puri yet to recover from storm's aftermath; people complain of inadequate relief materials
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Cyclone Fani survivors: Puri yet to recover from storm's aftermath; people complain of inadequate relief materials

Sixty kilometres away from Bhubaneswar, Puri town, that has been worst hit by this cyclone, will likely have to wait for a few more days for electricity.

'Asbestos sheets flew like birds': Cyclone Fani survivors recount destruction caused by storm, trauma of losing loved ones
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'Asbestos sheets flew like birds': Cyclone Fani survivors recount destruction caused by storm, trauma of losing loved ones

Leave alone a day before but even after two hours of rain and the gusty wind started terrifying Haramani Behera (58), wife of Trilochan Behera, she didn't want to move out to a safer place.

Cyclone Fani survivors: As Bhubaneswar struggles to rise to its feet, water and power scarcity levels rich-poor divide
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Cyclone Fani survivors: As Bhubaneswar struggles to rise to its feet, water and power scarcity levels rich-poor divide

Rich and poor are equally battling for water post-Cyclone Fani. Since 3 May, the daytime temperature has risen considerably and has been hovering around 40 degrees Celsius but what has made the situation worse is the rising level of humidity.

Cyclone Fani survivors: Civic workers battle massive odds in Bhubaneswar as they race against time to normalise power, water supply
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Cyclone Fani survivors: Civic workers battle massive odds in Bhubaneswar as they race against time to normalise power, water supply

Following Cyclone Fani's landfall, civic workers are working in unison for long hours to restore emergency services, even at times without food.

Cyclone Fani survivors: From ravaged homes to lost loved ones, Odisha's Puri district's residents struggle to recover
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Cyclone Fani survivors: From ravaged homes to lost loved ones, Odisha's Puri district's residents struggle to recover

Many poor families are left to fend for themselves at least for now as government aid is sparse and slow.