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Disaster

Assam Floods: A trail of destruction amidst the pandemic

With rivers rising and more rain forecast, 2.6million people need support INCESSANT heavy monsoon rain has triggered severe flooding in Assam, affecting close to 2.6 million citizens with over 2,400 villages inundated as water levels of the Brahmaputra river continue to rise. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), more than 10,000 homes…

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PM Cares and so do we…

While the Coronavirus outbreak has impacted our healthcare infrastructure, the imperative lockdown to prevent the contagion has had a deep-rooted impact on the country’s socio-economic conditions.  To alleviate the suffering of those most vulnerable,  the Government of India has made an essential intervention first by announcing a package of  ₹1.7lakh crore and then by launching…

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Heroes on the ground fighting Covid-19: Social workers

COVID-19 has imprisoned us – our todays are all about the lockdown, shutdown and slowdown. We are the privileged minority; our homes stuffed with essentials for the lockdown, our friend the internet aiding our social distancing, our reserves equipped for emergencies. Outside the boundaries of our quarantined fort, lies the battlefield where the underprivileged fights…

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Cyclone Fani, Disaster

Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani is expected has made landfall in Odisha – parts of Puri is already submerged. Fani is the most severe cyclone to hit Odisha since the year 1999. Moving at a roaring speed of 205 km/h, Fani is being suspected to cause massive damages in the upcoming hours. A high alert has been declared…

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Cyclone Fani, Disaster

Cyclone Fani – helpline numbers

Cyclone fani has made windfall – we hope that everyone out there is safe. If you know anyone who needs help, please see below for helpline numbers: Odisha’s emergency helpline number for Cyclone Fani ✆+916742534177 The Railways has also released helpline numbers:  Bhubaneswar- (0674-2303060, 2301525, 2301625)  Khurda Road (0674-2490010, 2492511, 2492611)  Sambalpur (0663- 2532230, 2533037, 2532302) …

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