21 of the state`s 30 districts experienced very high floods which affected above 25 lakh people in the second spell and 34.43 lakh in the first phase.Sep 29, 2011, 23:59 PM IST
With water receding in all rivers, Orissa govt said it has stepped up post-
relief operation to restore normalcy in flood-affected areas.
The people in the marooned villages will be given cooked
food till water completely recedes from their villages, Naveen Patnaik said.
Rejecting BJP`s demand,Orissa govt said it did not require Army help for rescue and relief operation in the flood-hit districts.Sep 26, 2011, 21:22 PM IST
Aswini Kanungo (28), member of a rescue team of the
Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force, had gone to rescue marooned people and
helped 60 people.
200 villages in Mahanadi delta region has remained marooned for over a fortnight.Sep 22, 2011, 23:59 PM IST
Naveen Patnaik assured the flood affected people that they would receive compensation for house damage and crop loss.Sep 21, 2011, 00:35 AM IST
Terming the severe floods
in Orissa as man-made, Congress on Tuesday accused BJD government
in the state of failing to provide relief to marooned people
after exposing its inability in preventing the calamity.