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Thursday December 18th 2014

Cyclone Phailin Projected/Predicted Path + Latest News

Below is the projected/predicted path of Cyclone Phailin, the latest news about Phailin is below the image!

Cyclone Phailin Path
Image Credit: USAF Joint Typhoon Warning Center



Cyclone Phailin – Google News

InCrisisRelief: Restoring flood-ravaged lives – I am in dna of India (blog)


I am in dna of India (blog)

InCrisisRelief: Restoring flood-ravaged lives
I am in dna of India (blog)
They joined forces again during cyclone Phailin and then the recent tragic floods in J&K. The team is currently focussed on providing educational needs of school children in Garo Hills, Meghalaya. It is estimated that over 200 schools in Garo Hills got

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 7:57 pm

A Side Effect – A Happy One – Of Cyclone Hudhud – NDTV


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A Side Effect – A Happy One – Of Cyclone Hudhud
NDTV
"Thousands of people living here who are associated directly or indirectly with fishing activities have benefitted from the increase in hilsa after the cyclones," said Haren Das, the Dhubri district fish officer. But afterward, he said, "everything

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Posted on 17 December 2014 | 11:49 am

Businesses need to go beyond limited CSR based framework, says Cabinet … – Myiris.com


Businesses need to go beyond limited CSR based framework, says Cabinet
Myiris.com
He highlighted his experiences and lessons learnt while addressing disaster situations in the country like the Cyclone Hudhud, Cyclone Phailin and Cyclone Nilofer, wherein the benefits accruing from better Early Warning systems and preparedness …

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 8:49 am

Cyclone with a catch: Indian fishermen enjoy bountiful haul – Reuters


Reuters

Cyclone with a catch: Indian fishermen enjoy bountiful haul
Reuters
A year earlier, after Cyclone Phailin struck India, thousands of families dependent on the fishing trade found their fortunes turned when the storm drove huge numbers of hilsa to the Dhubri area from the Bay of Bengal. “The hilsa fish by nature keeps

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Posted on 16 December 2014 | 5:35 am

Vizag railway station still wears battered look – Times of India


Vizag railway station still wears battered look
Times of India
"After being hit by Cyclone Phailin in October 2013, Berhampur railway station in Odisha took nearly one year to restore. However, we hope to complete restoration of Vizag station at the earliest if the funds get sanctioned early," said the official

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Posted on 15 December 2014 | 11:08 pm

Indian anti-cyclone actions slash extreme-weather risks – SciDev.Net


Indian anti-cyclone actions slash extreme-weather risks
SciDev.Net
As an example, the researchers highlight Cyclone Phailin, which hit the east Indian state of Odisha in October 2013. It was the area's strongest storm since Cyclone 05B struck in 1999, killing almost 9,000 people and leaving more than 1.5 million homeless.

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Posted on 9 December 2014 | 8:13 am

New Storm Threatens Philippines, the World’s Most Disaster-Prone Country – Businessweek


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New Storm Threatens Philippines, the World's Most Disaster-Prone Country
Businessweek
3 in Germanwatch's 2013 ranking because of Cyclone Phailin. One of the worst storms ever to hit the country, Phailin destroyed $4 billion worth of crops. Cambodia was No. 2 due to flooding accompanying a monsoon that was much wetter than normal.
UN relief agencies prepare emergency response as typhoon approaches UN News Centre
600000 flee as Philippine villages brace for Typhoon HagupitMassLive.com
Powerful typhoon slams into eastern PhilippinesWABC-TV

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Posted on 3 December 2014 | 4:11 pm

‘Corruption in Phailin relief work’ – The Hindu


'Corruption in Phailin relief work'
The Hindu
Relief and restoration after any major natural calamity provides fertile ground for corruption, hinted a survey on 'relief accountability after cyclone Phailin' in Ganjam district of Odisha. A detailed report of this survey conducted by Youth for

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:56 am

‘Cyclone Phailin ravaged ecosystem of Odisha’s Chilika lake’ – Times of India


Times of India

'Cyclone Phailin ravaged ecosystem of Odisha's Chilika lake'
Times of India
BHUBANESWAR: Over fishing, unauthorized shrimp farming, pollution, sedimentation and tourism are not only threatening the ecosystem of Chilika, the largest brackish water lake in Asia and the second largest lake in the world, but the very severe
India: 'Cyclone Phailin ravaged ecosystem of Odisha's Chilka lake'gulfnews.com

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Posted on 16 November 2014 | 12:38 pm

In Odisha, Cyclone Phailin Survivors say Hudhud Can’t be Worse – NDTV


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In Odisha, Cyclone Phailin Survivors say Hudhud Can't be Worse
NDTV
Ganjam, Odisha: Cyclone Hudhud has brought heavy rain and strong winds to Odisha. But in Ganjam, those who weathered the worst of Cyclone Phailin last year, are thanking their stars. Hudhud comes nowhere near, they say. A detailed assessment of the …
Hudhud gone, Orissa relieved that there was no repeat of PhailinIndian Express

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Posted on 12 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

Cyclone Phailin – Yahoo News Search Results

A Side Effect – A Happy One – Of Cyclone Hudhud

The cyclones that tear through India with increasing frequency often leave devastation in their wake. But sometimes they can also bring benefits, as the fishermen in India's lower Assam districts of D…

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 9:58 am

Cyclone with a catch: Indian fishermen enjoy bountiful haul

By Amarjyoti Borah DHUBRI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The cyclones that tear through India with increasing frequency often leave devastation in their wake. But sometimes they can also bring benefits, as the fisherman in India's lower Assam districts of Dhubri and Goalpara have discovered. In October, the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha were hit by the deadly Cyclone Hudhud …

Posted on 15 December 2014 | 4:43 pm

Mass Evacuation Takes Place in India as Cyclone Hudhud Approaches: Reports

Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from the east coast of India in the face of cyclone Hudhud, The Guardian has reported.

Posted on 11 December 2014 | 5:38 am

UN: More than 30 M at risk from typhoon

Typhoon Ruby could affect more than 30 million people in the Philippines, the United Nations has said. Denis McClean, a spokesperson for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), said during a press briefing in Geneva on Dec. 5 that the category 5 typhoon has triggered one of the largest peacetime evacuations in Philippine history that “appeared to rival” the evacuation of one million …

Posted on 6 December 2014 | 4:00 pm

Odisha Assembly adjourned after uproar over Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh

Odisha Assembly adjourned after uproar over Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:43 am

GIC Re plans to set up natural catastrophe disaster fund

Amid rising incidences of natural disasters, national reinsurer GIC Re has proposed to set up a natural catastrophe disaster fund/pool to cover the country’s entire population for a minimum specified amount in the event of specified natural calamities.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:43 am

Eastern India braces for powerful Cyclone Hudhud

HYDERABAD, India – Indian authorities were evacuating hundreds of thousands of people Saturday as a powerful cyclone swept through the Bay of Bengal and headed toward the country's east coast.

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:55 pm

Odisha Assembly stalled for 2nd day over ponzi scam

Odisha Assembly was stalled for the second consecutive day today over the ponzi scheme scam in the state with Opposition members storming the well alleging involvement of ruling BJD leaders and demanding immediate discussion on the issue.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:25 am

‘Corruption in Phailin relief work’

Relief and restoration after any major natural calamity provides fertile ground for corruption, hinted a survey on ‘relief accountability after cyclone Phailin’ in Ganjam district of Odisha. …

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:01 am

Cyclone caused heavy damage in Odisha, report in 15 days: Team

Cyclone caused heavy damage in Odisha, report in 15 days: Team

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 4:59 pm