Odisha floods

Central team begins flood damage assessment in Odisha

The team comprises members of the ministries of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Water Resources, Road Transport and Highways, Rural Development and Finance.

published on : 17th September 2020

Agitating villagers in Odisha's Kathakota open sluice gates after relief assurance

Sub-Collector Dharmendra Mallick and Kujang tehsildar Smruti P Priyadarshini met the agitating villagers in the afternoon following which the sluice gates were opened.

published on : 8th September 2020

CM Naveen Patnaik thanks FM Nirmala Sitharaman for endorsing disaster preparedness of Odisha

Naveen Patnaik thanked Nirmala Sitharaman for endorsing Odisha’s management of natural disasters through community participation.

published on : 7th September 2020

No vegetable crop damage assessment yet, Odisha farmers fume

Residents of Bishnupur panchayat alleged that the Horticulture department has looked the other way while floods have damaged their vegetable crops.

published on : 7th September 2020

Fear of disease spread after floods in Odisha

A large number of villagers are consuming water from polluted sources, alleged Amiya Rout of Dandisahi under Pattamundai block.

published on : 7th September 2020

Receding floods reveal rotting crops in Odisha

The receding water has revealed the extent of damage in flood-ravaged Kendrapara district with the worst hit being farmers.

published on : 6th September 2020

Two siblings drown in flood-hit Bari

Since the canal was brimming with water due to the recent floods, the siblings drowned due to the strong currents.

published on : 6th September 2020

Meagre relief triggers resentment among Odisha''s flood-affected villagers

Provision of inadequate relief has triggered resentment among the flood affected residents of Kumbhirgadi village in Bhograi block.

published on : 3rd September 2020

2.62 lakh in Odisha caught in flood of misery

District emergency officer Sambeet Satpathy said the floods have affected 2.62 lakh people in 160 villages.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Snake-bitten woman in Odisha's flood-hit area carried to hospital in cooking tope

Though villagers dialled the emergency helpline number, the service could not be availed as the locality was water-logged due to the floods.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Flood scene still grim in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, rivers flow at danger level

Water level of Mahanadi river stood at 11.15 metre against the danger mark of 9.80 metre at Tarapur of Raghunathpur block.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Despite water levels reducing, misery remains for flood-affected people in Odisha

According to an offical, because of the high tides in the sea which push the rivers back, it can be said that flood waters will be released after the full moon day from September 2 onwards.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Villagers near Subarnarekha river in Odisha at high risk as health services take a hit due to floods

ASHA workers in many villages are unable to carry out door-to-door health surveillance amid the pandemic due to floods.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Sleepless nights for people of Odisha's Kendrapara as spectre of flood looms large

With Luna, Chitratola and Kani rivers in spate, the spectre of an imminent flood is haunting residents of riverside villages.

published on : 31st August 2020

Odisha floods: Ex-MLA Siddhartha Sekhar Singh visits affected areas in Khandapara

Stating that farmers have been affected most as hundreds of acres have been submerged in flood water, Singh requested the administration to immediately help them.

published on : 31st August 2020
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