Category Archives: Cyclone Phailin & Subsequent Flood 2013

Cyclone Phailin and Subsequent Flood Response Community Page

Sphere India is working on cyclone Phailin response under European Commission Humanitarian Organization (ECHO) in association with partner agencies like Save the children, Action Aid, Handicap International, OXFAM, CARE India, Terres Des Homes, ADRA, Plan India, Christian Aid and other local agencies of Orissa to support to affected community for relief and early recovery. Sphere India is taking the initiative of inter-agency coordination, bridging the gaps and advocate the delivery of developments within various key stakeholders.

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Sphere India has deployed one District Coordinator- Phailin Response in the four districts of Orissa which are Puri,Ganjam, Balasore and Mayurbhanja for further strengthening the coordination and documenting the best practices.

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Further, this page is to deliver information about all INGOs, NGOs and local partners about their Phailin Cyclone Response Interventions.

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Situation Report 1: Flood and Heavy Rainfall in Odisha (05th August,2014)

Continued torrential heavy rainfall in different parts of the State in Odisha has posed flood situation in the Mahanadi, the Baitarani, the Budhabalanga and other rivers. Many districts in the state have been affected by the flood while Gajapati, Subarnpur and Boudh are the worst affected and put on high alert. Hon’ble Chief Minister, Odisha took a review of the situation in a high level meeting at 11.45 AM today.

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Situation Report 2: Flood and Heavy Rainfall in Odisha (07th August,2014)

About 9.95 lakh people have been affected due to this phase of heavy rain and flood commenced on 3 August, 2014. As on date, 398 villages with population of 241658 are marooned. 139023 people have been evacuated and 429 free kitchens are running to provide hot meal to them.

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Read for more information:  Situation Report-2 Flood and Heavy Rainfall in Odisha