17 Useless, Over 10,000 Homes Broken In Odisha Floods


A complete of 14,32,701 individuals are affected as a result of floods in three,256 villages in Odisha. (FILE)


As many as 17 individuals have died and over 10,000 homes broken in flood-related incidents within the Odisha. Whereas round 2,000 individuals from low-lying areas of Sambalpur metropolis have been shifted to the flood aid facilities, after water entered many areas inflicting the flood-like scenario, following the discharge of big quantity of water from Hirakud Dam.

Seventeen individuals have died in flood-related incidents and roughly 10,382 homes broken as a result of floods in Odisha. A complete of 14,32,701 individuals are affected as a result of floods in three,256 villages of 20 districts, mentioned Odisha authorities.

Whereas a number of areas in Boudh District have been submerged after 46 sluice gates of Hirakud Dam opened and launched water in Mahanadi river, following heavy rainfall.District Justice of the Peace (DM), Boudh, Lalatendu Mishra mentioned, “Over 500 individuals have been evacuated and brought to secure shelters. Meals and necessities are being offered to them.”

Based on the scenario report on Sunday concerning floods, variety of Districts Affected are 20– Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Bhadrak, Boudh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh, Nuapada, Puri, Sambalpur, Subarnapur and Sundargarh.

The variety of blocks affected are 112. Variety of GPs affected are 896 and villages affected 3256, ULB affected 21, Wards affected – 75, Inhabitants affected 1432701, variety of villages marooned (in the present day) 340, Inhabitants marooned (in the present day) 2,65,723, variety of free kitchen/ centre opened (in the present day) 357, the report mentioned.

Variety of Beneficiary coated (in the present day) 57,824, Human Casualty 17, Homes broken 10,382 (Aprox.), Medical groups deployed 45.

Veterinary Crew Deployed 42, Crop Space Affected (in ha.) 1,68,904. NDRF/ ODRAF/ Hearth Companies Crew Deployed–14 NDRF, 17 ODRAF, 22 Hearth Companies. Boats deployed 254, Roads Reduce off 107 in 11 districts. Breaches on River embankment 32 in 5 districts, the report added.

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