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Jamshedpur : Senior Congress leader SRA Rizwi Chabban, who recently toured different districts of Kolhan Division, has said that cyclone Phailin has compounded the plight of flood victims in East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum and Seraikela Kharswan district.
The affected villagers are finding it hard to cope with the situation as administration is yet to take steps for relief.
He noted that several houses were destroyed during the heavy rainfall.
Moreover several areas are yet to receive the electricity. The administration has failed to take firm steps for the rescue.
“I went to Katki village in Seraikela Kharswan, where the farmers complained that they have not received crop insurance cover as of now. They have lost everything in the storm. I would like to request the Chief Minister to take immediate steps to expedite the relief operations in several affected areas,” said Chabban.
“During my visit I found that the relief operations was poor, no control room was set up and there was poor coordination with the administration which was fully involved in salvaging the victims,” noted Chabban.
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 he noted.