United Nations praises Odisha’s handling of Cyclone Phailin



The United Nations has recently praised the state government of Odisha for their successful efforts in disaster management which saved thousands of lives from the powerful cyclone Phailin.A? Margareta Wahlstrom, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, said, Odishas handling of the very severe cyclone will be a landmark success story in disaster management. She appreciated the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his hard work in evacuating and protecting the people which could not be done in the 1999 super cyclone and for deputing three senior ministers to take charge of relief and restoration measures in the affected areas.

The state government evacuated 9,83,553 people and relocated them toA? safer places in Puri and Jagatsinghpur districts.

Wahlstorm and her colleagues in the UN would be visiting Odisha shortly to document the process followed by the state government and use it as a model for other cities and countries for disaster risk reduction. buy meclozine online.