Help needed for Phailin victims

Elaborate arrangements and preparedness by the central and state governments in India, and accurate forecasting by the India Meteorological Department, along with the awareness extended by the visual and print media helped in minimising the loss of lives as over six lakh people were evacuated to safer places.

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Published: Tue 15 Oct 2013, 11:53 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 5:15 PM

However, the cyclone caused widespread damage to crops and infrastructure. At this 
moment, the people affected in the region need help to tide over the calamity, to survive and rebuild their lives.

Abraham Mathew, Sharjah

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