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Odisha receives Rs.276.54 crore drought assistance

Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Odisha has received Rs.427.29 crore central assistance towards drought and cyclone Phailin, an official said on Monday. "We have received a sanction order of Rs.427.29 crore on March 31. While Rs.150.75 crore has been ... Yahoo! India, 1 month ago

'Farmers lost Phailin aid due to govt inaction'

BHUBANESWAR: Thousands of farmers were deprived of government assistance for the losses they suffered in cyclone Phailin in 2013 because the state government failed to prepare crop damage report called 'annewari'. A latest CAG report tabled in the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

An Underutilized Weapon Against Climate Change Risks: Maximizing the Potential of Micro-insurance

In October 2013, Cyclonic Storm Phailin touched down on the eastern coast of India, resulting in 45 fatalities and almost $700 million in damages. According to estimates by officials from the state of Odisha, over 12 million people in the state have ...
 NextBillion.net2 weeks ago

Abnormal heat knocking at India's doorstep: Let's take preventive measures to counter sunstroke deaths

Odisha has a good record of disaster management particularly the those arising from natural calamity. In 1999 super cyclone, official figures said that around 10,000 people died (although unofficial figures say close to 100,000 people died or ...
 Meri News4 weeks ago

More Central Aid for Phailin, Drought

BHUBANESWAR: After visits by several Central teams and wrangling among political parties, the Centre finally released Rs 427.29 crore on March 31 as assistance for Phailin and drought which damaged crop in a large part of the State. Special Relief ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Centre gave less than promised aid: BJD  The Statesman1 month ago Odisha got less drought assistance: BJD  The Statesman1 month ago Drought relief: BJD, Cong regret Union govt's apathy  Times of India1 month ago

Cyclone forecasting for Indian coast improved: Purdue University researcher

MUMBAI: Dev Niyogi, professor of agronomy and earth, atmospheric and planetary science, Purdue University, USA, noted that while the Orissa supercyclone that year made landfall in the state now known as Odisha on the Bay of Bengal coast and killed ...
 Times of India1 month ago

PIL filed over delay in Doppler radar installation

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Orissa High Court by a resident of Berhampur regarding delay in inception of the proposed Doppler radar station at Gopalpur in Ganjam district of Odisha for accurate weather prediction for ...
 The Hindu1 day ago

No Posco, but 3L trees axed for project

Bhubaneswar: As uncertainty prevails over South Korean steel giant Posco's proposed plant near Paradip, the state government on Tuesday informed the assembly that around three lakh trees were felled during the process of land acquisition for the ...
 Times of India2 days ago

Study Data from PGIMS Provide New Insights into Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response (Studying Policy Changes in Disaster Management in…

Study Data from PGIMS Provide New Insights into Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response (Studying Policy Changes in Disaster Management in India : A Tale of Two Cyclones) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Bioterrorism Week -- Data ...
 Insurance News Net1 week ago

Catastrophe cover rates shoot up by 50-140%

A series of natural catastrophes in the not-too-distant past has led to an increase in the premium rates for catastrophic covers provided by non-life insurance companies by up to 140 per cent from March this year. Individuals and companies buy a standard fire ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
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