Non-construction of strong outer bunds as suggested by MS Swaminathan panel and others has put people living on bunds of polders in Kuttanad in harm’s way.
Kochi city will soon have its own comprehensive master plan to deal with emergency situations arising due to natural calamities and disasters.
Support for the weavers who were hard hit by the floods poured in from within and outside the state, and even globally.
We are yet to begin the process of impact assessment, said a District Biodiversity coordinator.
Unicef has initiated a psychosocial counselling among women and children across the state in the aftermath of the deluge.
The World Bank, in its preliminary report, has estimated that an amount of Rs 25,050 crore is necessary for rebuilding the state.
According to the budget papers, a total of Rs 11,866.9 crore is owed to the government under various heads at the end of the 2016-17 financial year.
Though the Left Front Government made tall promises on initiating action based on the FIW reports, the government departments and institutions continue to sweep the reports under the carpet.
Kerala floods one month after: Government staff can still take part in salary challenge, says Thomas Isaac
The salary challenge was announced by the government to fund flood rehabilitation activities.
The ‘readiness survey’ conducted by the Tourism Department found that 90 per cent of the tourist destinations in the state are fit to receive tourists.