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Indian Navy continues relief work in Cyclone-affected Balasore

Bhubaneswar: Two days after Cyclone Yaas made landfall in Odisha's Dhamra  on May 26 , I ndian Navy diligently carries \out relief activ...

Bhubaneswar: Two days after Cyclone Yaas made landfall in Odisha's Dhamra on May 26, Indian Navy diligently carries \out relief activities in the affected areas of Balasore district in Odisha, post- the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas.

A Naval  Relief team will distribute relief material in affected areas of Talasari, Bhograi, Chandramani and Inchundi villages on 28 May 21, in the Northmost fishing village of Odisha.

A Community Kitchen has been set up at the Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter of Parikhi Village by the Naval team. It has been operationalized. Food was prepared and distributed at fisherman colonies of Budhigadiya, Nandachak, Boulbeni at Parikhi village for over 700 persons.

The community kitchen has been provided food to many people and has become a big success, offering the necessary meals to the people affected due to the Cyclone.

The Navy Disaster Relief Team was deployed on May 27 in Balasore district's Sadar block  for carrying out relief activities in the area around Parikhi village which is worst affected due to waterlogging.

The team has been active to bring back normalcy by cutting trees and clearance of certain roads at Balasore. Four naval ships with relief material have already reached Dhamra anchorage to provide relief to the people of the Bhadrak district.

The helicopters from the ships were launched to augment the efforts at Balasore district. They supplied 100 prepared food material packets and 300 dry provision packets to the relief team for distribution.

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