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Andhra govt takes people’s help to assess cyclone damage


Hyderabad, Oct 12 :

Andhra Pradesh is using latest technology tools to gather firsthand information about the destruction caused by cyclone Hudhud.

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to people to upload pictures and videos of uprooted trees, breached roads, damaged crops and inundated areas.

He said the government has asked the National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) to do the mapping.

“The uploaded pictures will be automatically integrated with NRSA data and this will help the government in assessing the damages and mobilising required men and material to reach to the last point,” he said here.

Naidu said this would help the government in undertaking rescue and relief operations in a perfect manner.

People having smartphones can download the mobile app from www.bhuvan.nrsc.gov.in and upload the pictures.

Those having cameras and normal phones can take pictures and videos with, time and location and send the same to weblink http://bhuvan-ftp.nrsc.gov.in (user name:hudhud123, password:hudhud123).