India cyclone: Relief Operations Update 17 Dec 1999

Originally published
(Upto 1800 Hrs 17-12-99)


No. of affected districts: 12
Population: 129.22 lakh
Villages: 14643
Blocks/ULBs: 97/28
Crop Area: 18.42 lakh Ha
Houses: 16.49 lakh
Loss of Human Life: 9887
Persons Injured: 2507
Missing: 40
Live stock Perished: 4.44 lakh
Fishing boats lost: 9085
Fishing nets lost: 22143

Relief and Restoration Measures

155 free kitchens are continuing in Jajpur,Balasore and Jagatsinghpur districts for 35320 beneficiaries.
Rs.70.38 crore have been disbursed to families for repairing damaged houses.
Rs.30.50 lakh have been disbursed as Ex-gratia to the families of the deceased
10,000 Qtls. of rabi seeds have been distributed to the farmers
1190 primary and 62 high schools damaged have been repaired