Odisha's 879 multipurpose cyclone shelters have been kept ready. The shelters can accommodate about one million people during cyclones and floods. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik says about eight lakh people would be evacuated in view of "extremely severe" cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the coast in Puri on May 3 afternoon.
What is the status of cyclone shelters in the State? So far 168 multi-purpose cyclone shelters have been constructed as on 15.12.08 and 23 more shelters are under construction in the State. Prior to Super Cyclone – 23 (by Red Cross)
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Odisha’s Disaster Management Model? In 1999, the entire state owned only 23 cyclone preventive shelters with an accommodation facility catering to only 30,000 people. This is in a state where the population is 4.6 crore. These shelters nor the local panchayats stored a decent quantity of basic rations and necessities like rice, pulses, or kerosene.
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Odisha most cyclone-prone State in country? Odisha faced Super Cyclone on October 29-31, 1999, which crossed near Paradip on October 29, 1999 devastating the State, which resulted in killing of over 10,000 people.
Odisha, India case study Coasts Flashcards Quizlet? When was the Odisha cyclone/ strongest cyclone in the Indian ocean and how many people were killed? 1999 10,000+ How many multi-purpose cyclone shelters are to be built? 14. How many sustainable ecotourism sites are there (OTCD) 40.
Each of the estimated 879 multipurpose cyclone shelters can house hundreds of people. “These are very robust cyclone shelters, possessing all necessary facilities. Besides, we also identified temporary buildings to ensure that people don’t have to move over a long distance and stay close to their respective communities,” informs Sethi.
What states can learn from Odisha in disaster preparedness ? On May 3, Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal, before moving on to Bangladesh with relatively low intensity. In the eastern state of Odisha, where the cyclone’s effects were felt the most, 64 people died while 1.2 million people were evacuated and taken to cyclone shelters.
How did Odisha deal with cyclones? Across the vulnerable areas of Odisha there are close to 800 multipurpose cyclone and flood shelters. These shelters are in line with designs proposed by IIT Kharagpur. These silted structures have open spaces in the ground floor for water to fill in as people take shelter on the first floor.
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