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As many as 324 fishermen are yet to return home after the Cyclone Ockhi disaster, the Latin Archdiocese of Thiruvananthapuram claimed on Sunday.
Amid a controversy over a proposal to deduct from Ockhi cyclone relief fund the expenses borne on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's chopper ride to cyclone-hit areas,
In an effort to ensure disbursal of financial assistance to families of Ockhi victims in a time-bound manner, the Kerala Government today decided to constitute a monitoring committee.
Responding to the comments made by J Anbazhagan on the bus strike, Palaniswami said, “He is talking in such a way that instigates the strike and not to end it.”
The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Centre to make a special allocation of Rs 26,575 crore for building 3.42 lakh dwelling units in 13 coastal districts of the State.
The meeting also urged the Centre to release funds for taking up relief and rehabilitation works in Kanyakumari besides providing compensation.
Drought, NE monsoon and Cyclone Ockhi devastated State in 3 yrs
Announcing the adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the session, which commenced on December 15, had 13 sittings spread over 61 hours and 48 minutes.
Ockhi, which formed as a depression over southwest Bay of Bengal on November 29 last year, intensified into a cyclone off the Kanyakumari coast in Tamil Nadu on November 30.
Many of us might not have been to the coastal areas, but the woebegone faces of the fisherfolk have become very familiar to us because of the media.
Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction says Kerala could have been minimised by using non-profitable technologies as instruments for disaster management.
A total of 141 Kerala fishermen remain missing following Cyclone Ockhi that hit the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The state government’s call to contribute at least two days’ salary towards the Chief Minister’s Ockhi relief fund received a lukewarm response from the employees.
Trade unions and organisations active in the fisheries sector on Tuesday demanded urgent measures for the identification of the bodies of 37 fishermen who died in the Ockhi disaster.
The Met Department is issuing alerts on a daily basis cautioning fishermen against venturing into the sea to avoid criticism in case of disasters