Disasters bring out the best in humanity and Odisha has been a glowing example.
In a letter dated May 5 to the state chief electoral officer (CEO), the EC said it had no objection to the proposal for a relaxation in the model code of conduct in view of public interest.
Earlier on December 3, the central government had released Rs 353.70 crore as an interim relief, in order to support the affected people of Tamil Nadu.
A sum of Rs 220 crore has been provided to take up relief works.
Stating about the severity of damage caused by Titli, they said public and private properties in 1,802 villages of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts were damaged.
As many as 3,25,644 persons had been evacuated and sheltered in 1,162 relief centres on account of the cyclone and subsequent flood.
Details of the work to be taken up by various departments should be submitted to the portal, set up for crowdfunding, by the departments concerned urgently.
The UN team visiting the flood-affected areas in Ernakulam praised the district administration for its effective and flawless coordination of post-flood relief work.
Sensing the predicament, many startups have come up with various technologies to support the rescue operations and relief work.
There is no stain of sin on Padna to wash away, wrote Muhammed Ali, 32, a distributor of surgical equipment and a resident of Padna, on his Facebook wall.
The Kudumbashree godown in Kalamassery is an epicentre of activity. Some Kudumbashree workers are seen unloading from trucks.
As the state witnessed one the most disastrous floods, thousands came in to help the flood-affected people contributing both in cash and kind.