The recent flood has affected the education of children in the coastal district with many schools bearing the brunt of the deluge.
Sources said the situation is grim in Termanpur, Kothsahi amd Haripur villages. Residents of Haripur village said the elected representatives had provided them only with biscuits and flattened rice.
The heavy rains affected 10 districts, mostly in west, north and central parts of the state.
In Ganjam, floodwater from Rushikulya, Loharakhandi and Badanadi rivers entered cultivable lands following the rains.
Even without any rain on the day, the water level was rising at an hourly rate of about 10 cm receiving flood water from Keol and Sankh rivers.
The condition is grim for residents of around eight wards of Baripada municipality besides those in Badasahi block.
3,000 shifted in Mayurbhanj; Bhadrak put on alert as Baitarani flows above danger level