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World Bank concerned over cyclone Phailin

IANS | Last Updated: Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 13:22

Washington: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has expressed concern over Cyclone Phailin that slammed India`s eastern coast Saturday.

"I`d like to express our concern about reports in eastern India where Cyclone Phailin has made landfall," he said at the close of the annual World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meetings here

"It is forecast to hit an area populated with 4.5 million people. Our thoughts go out to all those living in the cyclone`s path," Kim said.

First Published: Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 13:22

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