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Cyclone Fani


Jobless man now hands paycheque to 70 like him in Odisha village

May 13, 2021 8:34 am

Having lost his job, Sahu started his own garment manufacturing unit in his village Gunthi in Kendrapara district. He employed 70 other youths from his village and nearby villages who had either lost their jobs due to the pandemic, or were forced to return home.

Conflict, disasters sparked 50.8 mn internal displacement across world in 2019: Report

April 28, 2020 7:09 pm

Nearly 1,900 disasters sparked 24.9 million new displacements across 140 countries and territories in 2019, it said.

Cyclone Fani: Centre nod to Rs 3,338 crore for Odisha

August 21, 2019 1:54 am

The committee has also made changes to the Centre’s response mechanism in the aftermath of a natural calamity.

Nearly 100 days after Odisha's Cyclone Fani: Victims grapple with debt, despair

August 09, 2019 7:17 am

Puri’s district administration says 10,027 fishermen have been provided “a total Rs 5,69,55, 565” for buying new equipment, but Parida said he got nothing.

After Fani, Odisha’s recovery needs at over Rs 29,000 crore: report

August 08, 2019 3:24 am

At the request of the Department of Economic Affairs under the Finance Ministry, the United Nations, World Bank and Asian Development Bank conducted a detailed damaged, loss and needs assessment (DLNA) in Odisha.

Odisha’s tourism sector loses Rs 732 crore in aftermath of Cyclone Fani

July 20, 2019 11:01 am

The figure regarding loss of revenue was reportedly provided by Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, while responding to a question in the assembly.

Odisha's ancient art of Pattachitra struggles to find its feet after Cyclone Fani

June 23, 2019 6:30 am

In the wake of Cyclone Fani, the art community comes to the rescue of Raghurajpur’s pattachitra artists.

Beyond shelter in a storm, Odisha eyes sturdier homes, power and trees

June 15, 2019 1:13 pm

Around Odisha, more than half a million homes were damaged, close to 1.5 million trees uprooted, and much of its energy infrastructure was destroyed.

Centre to provide technical support to cyclone-hit Odisha

June 13, 2019 8:11 pm

A team of the NDMA that visited the cyclone hit areas of the state lauded its efforts in tackling the cyclone saying Odisha's preparedness and response to the cyclone Fani from the state to the community level is "world class."

Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi, requests special category status for Odisha after Cyclone Fani

June 11, 2019 1:41 pm

The CM also requested PM Modi for Special Category State status to Odisha as the coastal town was hit by a cyclone recently, which did a great deal of damage.


Aftermath of Cyclone Fani: Odisha struggles to restore basic amenities

May 07, 2019 9:45 am

CM Naveen Patnaik tweeted on Sunday that all families in Puri and in those parts of Khurda, which had been “extremely severely affected”, will get 50 kg of rice, Rs 2,000 in cash and polythene sheets, if covered under the Food Security Act (FSA).

Cyclone Fani photos: 8 dead in Odisha as storm weakens to ‘very severe’

May 05, 2019 11:57 am

Cyclone Fani Odisha Photos: An estimated seven lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal areas in Odisha, according to a senior official in the Special Relief Commissioner’s office.