Bhubaneswar: Extending a helping hand in the districts affected by cyclone Fani, Reliance Foundation has initiated several activities including post-disaster rehabilitation support, post-cyclone crop care, livestock care and management advisories, technical support, process facilitation and documentation support to affected people for availing government benefits, working in close coordination with various Government agencies and Departments.
Based on ground conditions in some of the worst affected areas, Reliance Foundation is also in the process of providing post-disaster rehabilitation support in the form of dry ration kit, utility and sanitary kit to 12,300 affected families in Puri district. As part of supporting in post-cyclone rescue efforts at various places, Reliance Foundation facilitated Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) in cleaning of Panchubisa village road connecting to Panchubisa Cyclone Centre and cleaning of Bajipur village road connecting to Panapana – Balasore State highway, in Balasore district.
Besides, Reliance Foundation is widely disseminating advisory to individuals in the affected areas on post-cyclone crop-care and management in paddy, groundnut, sunflower, vegetables etc. with technical support of district agriculture officials through various technology platforms including mobile audio and text messages, images, along with messages on platforms like WhatsApp, Jio Chat etc. Reliance Foundation is also disseminating advisory on Livestock care and Management during and post cyclone, cleaning of debris, importance of Vaccination after cyclone, Govt. Compensation application process in case of Death of livestock etc. through mobile platforms in the form of audio and text messages with content support of district Animal Resources Development Department.
Reliance Foundation toll free helpline number 1800 419 8800 was extended to work 24 hours and to address all cyclone-related queries and provide assistance.