Cylone Fani aftermath: ITI students rebuild homes, Sikh NGOs feed thousands, as Bhubaneswar limps back to normalcy
Students from different industrial training institutes are repairing and rebuilding homes affected by Cyclone Fani
Odisha govt's pre-Fani measures commendable, but post-cyclone response raises questions about disaster preparedness
The Odisha government received accolades from the UN and international media for the massive evacuation of over 13 lakh people before Cyclone Fani struck.
Cyclone Fani: NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt over relief material not reaching storm-affected areas, seeks response in six weeks
Taking 'suo moto' cognisance of media reports, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued a notice to the Odisha government, directing it to ensure adequate food and water supplies to affected people in the cyclone-hit state.
At a high-level meeting held Friday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh approved the release of second installment of the central share of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) amounting to Rs 353.70 crore for the year 2018-19, a Home Ministry statement said.
Cyclone Gaja: MK Stalin deems aid work in storm-hit areas 'not satisfactory', says E Palaniswami should step up relief activities
The leader of the Opposition in Tamil Nadu demanded that Chief Minister E Palaniswami convene a meeting of stakeholders from the region to take forward the relief activities in an effective manner.
Cyclone Titli leaves trail of destruction in coastal Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu govt faces flak for lack of strategy
The failure of the Chandrababu Naidu government to undertake timely relief measures like restoration of power supply, supply of food and water have further compounded the plight of the cyclone-affected people
Urging Governor SC Jamir to direct the state government to form all-party committees at state and district levels to oversee relief operations in cyclone and flood affected areas, a delegation of Congress claimed people had themselves fled before the government took any step.
"We are making a comprehensive enquiry into the allegations, which are serious in nature and on the basis of our findings, actions shall be taken against those found guilty," the RDC told reporters.
Relief centres are like second home for them whenever the cyclone strike, they came there, victims said
Villagers today blocked the official convoy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who was on a visit to coastal areas of cyclone-hit Odisha to oversee relief work