The death toll of Fani goes up to 38 in Odisha
BHUBANESWAR: Two Days After Cyclone Destroyed Parts Of The Coast, The State Revised Its Mortality Rate On Sunday To 38 - 25 Died Alone In The Puri District - Including A Child Of 18 Months Old That Was Blown Away By Hard Wind And In A Pond.
The State Is Trying To Figure Out The Extent Of The Damage Caused By The Cyclone, Although Government Sources Said More Than Rs 1,200 Crore Worth The Energy Infrastructure Was Destroyed.
More Than 1 Crore People Were Living In 14,835 Villages And 46 Cities In The Puri, Khurda, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara And Mayurbhanj Were Affected By Fani, Special Assistant Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi Said In A Report From.
All Telecommunication Channels Are Located In The Puri District, While In Bhubaneswar The Services Have Been Intermittent At Best. More Than 35 Lakh People, Mainly In The Puri And Khurda Districts, Are Left In The Darkness For The Third Day With The Government Seeking To Restore The Power Of Vital Installations Such As The Capital Hospital And The Bhubaneswar In Monday Morning.
The Government Also Works Overtime To Create Connectivity With Puri, Where The Cyclone Made Its Supply On Friday Morning With Wind Speed Above 200 Mph.
Brajabandhu Dash, Superintendent Of Puri District Headquarters, Said That 25 Bodies Have Been Brought To Hospital. The Majority Of People Were Killed As A Result Of Collapsing Roofs And Walls Or Falling Branches. It Appears From Sources Of Hospitals That The Majority Of Deaths Occurred When The Victims After The Hurricane Ventured Out Of The Country. The Hospital Authorities Also Claimed To Have Treated Around 300 Wounded.
While Large Roads Have Been Stripped Of Uprooted Trees And Fallen Electric Poles, Roads To Around 800 Villages In Puri Still Have To Be Repaired. Rescue Staff Working 24 Hours A Day To Create Connectivity For About Five Lakh People In These Villages To Guarantee Smooth Relief, Puri District Collector Jyotiprakash Said Das.
The Special Circuit House In Puri And The Offices And Residences Of The Chief Inspector Of The Police And The Collector Are Badly Damaged, According To The SRC Report.
Additional Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, Stationed In Puri To Oversee Restoration And Restoration Work, Said That The Immediate Challenge Was To Ensure Clean Drinking Water For Affected People, In Addition To Using The Electricity Connection. The Energy Network In The Puri District Is Completely Damaged. It Takes Days To Restore The Stream In The District, Mohapatra Said.
Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik A Relief Package Announced On Sunday, With The Promise Rs 95,100 Help For Families Whose Houses Are Fully Damaged The Assistance Was According To The Amount Specified In The Emergency Code, He Said.