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Hud Hud: Armed Forces Gear up

Published: 11th October 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th October 2014 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: Indian Armed Forces geared up as cyclone ‘Hud Hud’ intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm. The forces have positioned their assets and personnel in some of the important areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh for possible relief and rescue operation.

The relief and rescue operation by Indian Navy will be coordinated by Naval Officer-in-Charge, Odisha and Naval Officer-in-Charge Andhra Pradesh, respectively.

Indian Coast Guard has deployed 17 ships, two Air Cushion Vessels (ACVs) and 09 aircraft in Eastern and North-Eastern regions. Of the 17 ships, four ships have been stationed at Paradip.

Indian Air Force is also gearing up in the face of any eventuality.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) control room is monitoring the situation and is in touch with other agencies to provide rescue and relief in case of emergent situation.

It has dispatched 39 teams comprising of 1573 personnel with 193 boats and other equipment to different parts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. A total of 18 teams of NDRF have been deployed in various vulnerable parts of Andhra Pradesh and 20 teams in Odisha.

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