Cyclone Phailin in Odisha, October 2013: Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment Report

Singh, Deepak ; Jeffries, Andrew

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Abstract

The severe cyclone storm "Phailin" that hit the coast of Odisha on October 12, 2013, brought with it very high speed winds and heavy rainfall that caused extensive damages particularly to houses, standing crops, power and communication infrastructure in the coastal districts of the state. The need to immediately start recovery and reconstruction work after Cyclone Phailin, especially in the affected districts, has prompted the state government, in collaboration with the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, to initiate an assessment of the recovery needs in order to draw up a comprehensive recovery framework. This rapid damage and needs assessment report details the damage caused due to the storm, and the action taken for effective recovery after the impact. It provides a detailed analysis of the affected sectors, the extent of damages sustained, the reconstruction and recovery needs, and the recovery strategy.

Document type: Other
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date: 2013
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 6 July 2015
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Earth sciences
Controlled Subjects: Orissa, Zyklon, Geschichte 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: Orissa, Naturkatastrophe, Wiederaufbau, Geschichte 2013 / Orissa, Natural Disaster, Rebuilding, History 2013
Subject (classification): Geography and Country Studies
Sociology
Countries/Regions: India
Additional Information: © World Bank. https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/17608 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO
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