Officials from Odisha’s state government said that around 12 million people may be affected. News and Press Release Once finished, click “Apply options” to launch the search. Finally, the Army was called in. The Indian Army, Navy, Air-Force, National Disaster Response Forces NDRF were called to action for emergency and relief efforts, helicopters distributed food rations and the Red Cross emphasized the distribution of safe drinking water as a top priority for those involved in relief efforts. Sea water has left vast stretches of land unsuitable for trees or wild plants. Humanitarian Icons – Ready-to-use symbols and icons.
Archived from the original PDF on 10 November The Times of India. Sea water has left vast stretches of land unsuitable for trees or wild plants. Retrieved 3 October Archived from the original PDF on October 9, The Indian Army, Navy, Air-Force, National Disaster Response Forces NDRF were called to action for emergency and relief efforts, helicopters distributed food rations and the Red Cross emphasized the distribution of safe drinking water as a top priority for those involved in relief efforts.
Cyclone Phailin in Odisha, October : Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment Report
Views Read Edit View history. IFRC, 21 Aug Executive Summary The impact of cyclone Phailin, that struck Odisha on 12 Octoberwas not limited to Gopalpur, in Ganjam district where it made landfall, but was felt across 17 districts of the state as well affecting 10 million people. Water Sanitation Hygiene Protection and Human Rights Natural disasters are the manifestation of nature and they can take place anywhere anytime.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St. Fani is, thus, unusual, and that is mainly because of the place it originated, very close to the Equator, and the phalin route it has taken to reach the landmass.
Essay on Success to tackle Cyclone Phailin – Failure to control Uttarakhand floods by Sejal Goel
The others all swerved northeast to hit Bangladesh, Myanmar or other countries in the southeast Asian region. Retrieved 12 September Archived from the original PDF on October 11, Cyclones are formed over slightly warm ocean waters. On June 13, Met Department is said to have issued an advisory that rains were about to hit Uttarakhand while on June 15, specific warning of very heavy rainfall was issued.
This event exhibits the importance, benefits and effectiveness of the use of early warning for a massive disaster. British Red Cross 2.
It is known as disaster. Clouds loom ahead of Cyclone Fani in Phaklin on May 1, It emerged into the Andaman Sea during the next day and moved west-northwest into an improving environment for further development before the system was named Phailin on October 9, after it had developed into a cyclonic storm and passed over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands into the Bay of Bengal.
Successful and unsuccessful results of recovery efforts can be assessed by policy and decision makers when developing and improving future early warning systems and risk management plans and evaluated for effectiveness to ensure improvement to the system over time. Retrieved October 13, Once formed, cyclones in this area usually move ;hailin. Disaster management training was given to people that included several mock odihsa. It has traversed a long way on the sea, thus gaining strength that is unusual for cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal in this season.
Uttrakhand Floods On the other hand the tackling of Uttrakhand floods was appalling.
Retrieved October 10, Disaster Type Cold Wave 2. Indian Metrological Department gave very categorical and clear reports about the progress of the cyclone much in advance, and that helped in evacuation of the people to be affected by the cyclone. Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding 1.
Cyclone Phailin in India | Essay | Disasters | Disaster Management
On October 14, Phailin weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area, and the IMD issued their final advisory on the storm. Location Maps – Country maps for your reports and presentations.
However, early warning alerts, disseminated four days before Phailin struck land, allowed for the evacuation of approximatelypeople on or by 11 October. This explains why the April-May and October-December periods are conducive for cyclones. A total of 21 lives were lost as odishs result of the cyclone and an additional 23 lives due to severe flash flooding in the aftermath of the cyclone.
This book has been an effort towards realising this thought. It caused flood in Kosi and Gandaki rivers in Nepal. Retrieved October 12,