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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

Gopalpur Port to reopen by August 30 – Times of India


Gopalpur Port to reopen by August 30
Times of India
BHUBANESWAR: The Gopalpur Port is likely to restart operations from August 30, said commerce and transport minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi. The port was closed after cyclone Phailin struck Odisha coast on October 12, 2013. The Gopalpur Ports Limited …

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Posted on 23 March 2015 | 8:30 am

Gram Vikas Ranked Second in India in International Ranking of Best NGOs – PR Newswire India (press release)


Gram Vikas Ranked Second in India in International Ranking of Best NGOs
PR Newswire India (press release)
The programme aims to build disaster resilient houses and community facilities for the benefit of over 22,000 people who were affected by Cyclone Phailin. Gram Vikas was set up in Odisha in the early 1970s through student volunteers to help victims of

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Posted on 23 March 2015 | 6:06 am

Tame disasters? You need to work before, during and after – Devex


Devex

Tame disasters? You need to work before, during and after
Devex
For example, in 1999, a cyclone tore across Odisha (formerly Orissa), India, killing some 10,000 people. Marked improvement in disaster risk management meant Cyclone Phailin, which struck the same area in 2013, claimed just 27 lives as the local …

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Posted on 19 March 2015 | 12:44 pm

India ready to help nations in disaster response: Home Minister Rajnath Singh – Economic Times


MiamiHerald.com

India ready to help nations in disaster response: Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Economic Times
By taking adequate measures for preparedness to handle disasters at all the levels, we were able to limit the loss of human lives to 44 in Odisha due to cyclone Phailin," he said. This is in contrast with the death of over 8,900 people in the super
India ready to help nations in disaster response: Rajnath SinghZee News
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Foreign World Bank Group
Going the last mile for children caught up in disastersThe Nation
Times of India
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Posted on 14 March 2015 | 1:35 pm

Jharkhand districts to get Rs 5 lakh relief fund for natural – Niticentral


Jharkhand districts to get Rs 5 lakh relief fund for natural
Niticentral
Ranchi, Mar 13 (PTI) All 24 districts in Jharkhand will get Rs five lakh each to meet immediate relief in the event of natural calamity striking any place in Jharkhand, the state Assembly was informed today. All district deputy commissioners would be

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Posted on 14 March 2015 | 12:12 am

United Nations lauds Indias improved disaster risk management – Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

United Nations lauds Indias improved disaster risk management
Deccan Chronicle
The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction released by the United Nations said that the accuracy of forecasts made by the Indian Meteorological Department has greatly improved over the years. It cited the 2013 cyclone Phailin that hit

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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 6:41 am

Blackbuck population increases in Odisha’s Ganjam district – Economic Times


Blackbuck population increases in Odisha's Ganjam district
Economic Times
After Cyclone Phailin, which hit the district on October 12, 2013, the blackbucks migrated to some new areas," the CWW said. Improvement of habitats, protection given by local people and forest staff were some of the reasons for increase of the

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 7:46 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
"The heavy rainfall that lashed coastal Odisha after the landfall of cyclone Phailin has significantly altered the concentration of silicate and ammonia in the Chilika lagoon. This large variation may lead to alteration in the composition of

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Posted on 16 November 2014 | 12:38 pm

Phailin, and now Hudhud, show how India has learnt to tackle cyclones – Indian Express


Indian Express

Phailin, and now Hudhud, show how India has learnt to tackle cyclones
Indian Express
Of the 23 cyclones in the last 300 years that have each resulted in loss of more than 10,000 lives, twenty have formed in the Bay of Bengal and affected India. Almost 75 per cent of the cyclones that have killed more than 5,000 people during this time
Cyclone Hudhud brings back memories of last year's PhailinIBNLive
Cyclone Hudhud will not be as intense as Cyclone Phailin, mass evacuations onIndia.com
Hudhud reminds of cyclone PhailinSahara Samay
Times of India -NDTV (blog)
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Posted on 14 October 2014 | 5:28 am

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


NDTV

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
Hudhud: Odisha government ready for post-cyclone operationsEconomic Times

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Posted on 12 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

Cyclone Phailin – Yahoo News Search Results

Rajnath Pushes for International Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction

The minister called for sharing of best practices, use of space technology and other technical knowhow to mitigate disasters.

Posted on 16 March 2015 | 5:01 pm

India ready to help nations in disaster response: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

India ready to help nations in disaster response: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Posted on 14 March 2015 | 1:52 pm

Focus on multiplying efforts for reducing disaster risk: Rajnath

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS): India is focusing on multiplying its efforts towards reducing the risk of disasters, Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday during the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan.

Posted on 14 March 2015 | 1:39 pm

Focus on multiplying efforts for reducing disaster risk: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India is focusing on multiplying its efforts towards reducing the risk of disasters, Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday during the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan. "Recent events in India such as the landslides and floods of 2013 in the Himalayan State of Uttarakhand, cyclone 'Phailin' in Odisha in 2013, the floods and landslides in …

Posted on 14 March 2015 | 1:10 pm

Rajnath assures India's support to regional efforts to reduce disaster risks

Sendai (Japan), Mar. 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the natural disasters in India brought into focus the need for multiplying efforts towards disaster risk reduction. Speaking at the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction here, Singh said the recent events in India such as the landslides and floods of 2013 in the Himalayan State of Uttarakhand …

Posted on 14 March 2015 | 12:39 pm

50 crores to boost power infrastructure in capital

The state government sanctioned Rs 50 crore in the annual budget 2015-16 under State Capital Region Improvement of Power System (SCRIPS).

Posted on 9 March 2015 | 6:38 pm

UN lauds India's improved disaster risk management

Lauding India's improved disaster risk management and accuracy of its meteorological department, the UN has said timely warnings on cyclones have helped "dramatically" reduce mortality during natural calamities.

Posted on 9 March 2015 | 11:24 am

CAG raps state’s Phailin management claim

The comptroller and auditor general (CAG) has mocked at the state government’s claim of effective management of cyclone Phailin in the state in October 2013.

Posted on 9 March 2015 | 6:57 am

Odisha minister questions CAG findings on irregularities

Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS): Odisha Finance Minister Pradip Amat Sunday questioned the findings of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) which exposed the irregularities and misdeeds of the state government in several audit reports.

Posted on 8 March 2015 | 4:32 pm

Keep an eye on Salman, Blackbucks population on the rise in Odisha

Berhampur, March 5: If actor Salman Khan is willing to go for his favourite hobby of poaching , it will be sure that the star will choose Ganjam district. The reason is that, population of the endangered blackbucks in Ganjam

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 9:39 am