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Oct 26, 2019
Odisha rain toll rises to six after three die in Odisha’s Ganjam, Kendrapara, Mayurbhanj districtsThe toll in the heavy rains in Odisha has mounted to six with three fresh deaths reported from the districts, officials said Saturday.
Jun 25, 2019
64 people dead, over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area, and 5.56 lakh houses affected due to Cyclone Fani, says home ministryAs many as 64 people had died and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area was affected due to Cyclone Fani in Odisha, the Home ministry said on Tuesday.
Jun 07, 2019
Odisha estimates Rs 9,336-cr loss due to Cyclone Fani, seeks assistance of Rs 5,227 crore from CentreThe cyclone Fani affected 14 districts of Odisha are Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh and Puri.
Jun 04, 2019
Month after Cyclone Fani, 1.64 lakh families still living in darkness, only 52% power restored in PuriThe worst affected was Puri district where only 1,51,889 out of 2,91,171 affected electricity consumers (52 percent) have got back power so far, an official said adding, Fani had completely damaged power infrastructure in the district.
May 15, 2019
Odisha government estimates losses of Rs 12,000 crore due to Cyclone Fani, says amount may increase after door-to-door survey'We have submitted a tentative loss figure of Cyclone Fani to the central team. This amount may increase as the officials will undertake a door-to-door survey to access the actual loss,' Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) BP Sethi said
Sep 03, 2018
Family of five missing after vehicle falls into Assam's Dikhow river; search operation enters day 2Sarbananda Sonowal has spoken to the Prime Minister's office and the Union Home Ministry regarding the search and rescue operation of the missing family in Assam
Aug 27, 2018
Kerala Floods: State may have to wait months to get full central aid; process of assessing damage, fund-release time-consuming, says MHAFlood-ravaged Kerala may have to wait a few months to get the complete financial aid package from the Centre as the process of assessing the extent of damage and fund release is time-consuming, officials said.
Aug 24, 2018
Kerala floods: Rs 600 cr only advance aid, clarifies Centre; additional assistance will be released from NDRF fundsThe Centre on Thursday clarified that Rs 600 crore released for tackling the flood situation in Kerala was only an advance assistance, and additional funds would be released from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF)on assessment of the damages in the flood-hit state as per laid down procedure.
Aug 18, 2018
Kerala floods: Real test begins once waters recede as state would have to battle ravaged economy, threat of epidemicsResources that the tiny state of Kerala can mobilise are very limited. The flood will also impact the tax revenue as it has affected all sectors of the economy, including tourism and plantation, the main drivers of the economy.