Toll in Cyclone Fani rises to 64, Puri suffers 39 fatalities; govt estimates extensive damage to power infrastructure, kutcha houses
Puri was followed by Khordha (9), Cuttack (6), Jajpur (4), Mayurbhanj (4) and Kendrapada (3) in the casualty list. According to government data, livestock casualties are over 34 lakhs and over one crore sixty-five lakh people were adversely affected by 'Fani' in the state.
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.