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People in Titli affected villages still cry for help

People in Titli affected villages still cry for help
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Nothing has remained in Titli cyclone affected villages in Itchapuram, Kaviti, Kanchili, Sompeta, Mandasa, Palasa, Vajrapukotturu mandals in...

  • Titli destroys everything in many villages in Srikakulam district
  • Officials have not yet visited some of the villages

Srikakulam: Nothing has remained in Titli cyclone affected villages in Itchapuram, Kaviti, Kanchili, Sompeta, Mandasa, Palasa, Vajrapukotturu mandals in Srikakulam district.

Coconut, cashewnut, drumstick trees, teak and several other trees were collapsed along with roots in these villages.

Especially, fishermen in villages had lost everything after they were hit by the cyclone.

Officials are yet to visit Pallegollavada in Sompeta mandal. In the village, 27 families lost their houses completely. Victims are sleeping on roads at the village during nights.

People in these villages are yet to get safe drinking water. Officials have not yet visited the village, said Teppala Kodanda Rao of Pallegollavada.

In the village, coconut trees were uprooted in 250 acres, cashew damaged in 150 acres and paddy in 70 acres and all residents of the village lost their crops and houses.

ower supply is yet to be restored to these villages. Safe drinking water is not available to them. restore as a result safe water not available to them.

Villagers Tamada Kamaraju, Yerra Giridhar, Dunna Laxmamma, Teppala Neelamma, Teppala Varalaxami of Pallegollagandi village poured their woes.

In Pallegolllagandi Colony, houses of Yerra Papamma, Irothu Banumathi, Thota Savithri, Teppla Shanmuka Rao and others were damaged completely.

In the colony Keelu Eswaramma hospitalised due to cardiac problem after she witnessed cyclone damage.

Cattle sheds of Dunna Ramalaxmi, Dunna Vajramma, Irothu Rukminamma and goats died on due to cyclone.

In Ramayyapatnam village also 30 families lost their houses completely Pondara Mohinamma, Batti Mahalaxmi, Senapathi Damayanthi Nitta Krishnaveni lost their houses.

‘We are demanding Odisha model houses to withstand cyclone winds, said Muddu Raja Rao, Vada Santha Rao, Vada Sontosh and others.

Four years ago Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had sanctioned strong houses in the sea coast villages to avoid cyclone damages.
But our government is supplying only roofs which are not useful to us, they explained.

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