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Kodagu District Minister orders distribution of houses for flood victims
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Kodagu District Minister orders distribution of houses for flood victims

Madikeri: Kodagu District in-charge Minister S.R. Mahesh has directed the district administration to publish the list of houses meant for distribution among flood victims in all Gram Panchayats within two days. Presiding over a flood relief meeting  here on Friday, Mahesh instructed the officials to prepare a list of victims who lost their houses completely…

Rehab on a slippery  slope in Kodagu
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Rehab on a slippery slope in Kodagu

Out of the target 840 houses, only 133 have reached the completion stage Once construction is over, basic facilities like roads, power and water have to be provided Homeless families spend their days in rented houses staring at bleak future With rains to arrive in first week of June, victims sceptic of housing project completion…

Flood relief cheques distributed
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Flood relief cheques distributed

In a noble gesture, N.R. Mohalla Kaveri Kodava Okkoota handed over relief cheques to victims of Kodagu floods and landslides at an event held recently at Kushalnagar. The Okkoota’s Committee members had identified about 10 beneficiaries. Relief cheques were distributed by Okkoota President Mallengada Pemmaiah, Secretary Kodira Prakash Nanaiah and Committee  Members Atrangada Praveen, Madetira…

Mysuru Kodava Samaja distributes flood relief cheques
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Mysuru Kodava Samaja distributes flood relief cheques

Mysuru: In a noble gesture, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, recently distributed relief cheques to victims of floods and landslides in Kodagu last year. In all, cheques worth Rs.16 lakh were distributed to 50 flood victim families. The Samaja had constituted  Kodava Samaja Mysore Flood Relief Committee and they had identified beneficiaries through a Committee and screened…

$10,000 donated to Kodagu Relief Fund
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$10,000 donated to Kodagu Relief Fund

Dr. Subramanya Bhat and his wife Dr. Annapoorna Bhat of Atlanta, USA, donated $ 10,000 (about Rs. 7 lakh) to Kodagu Relief Fund recently. Picture shows the couple handing over the cheque to Rtn. PGD G.K. Balakrishnan of Rotary West at a function held at Radisson Blu in city.

Kodagu Floods, Landslides: GSI team begins field study
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Kodagu Floods, Landslides: GSI team begins field study

Second in-depth geological control study to pinpoint exact causes of devastation, instability factors A team from Geological Survey of India (GSI), a government body, has begun studying the exact reason for floods and landslides that ravaged Kodagu in August 2018. The team began the study this morning and is expected to submit its report in…

Geologists pinpoint extensive land  damage for Kodagu disaster
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Geologists pinpoint extensive land damage for Kodagu disaster

After a series of reports that pointed accusing fingers at extensive and unabated human interference, here is another report that says human exploitation of nature and heavy rains were the two main reasons for the catastrophic-proportion landslides and floods in Kodagu. This time, the report is official and has been presented by Geological Survey of…

Migrant workers, tribals stare at bleak future in Kodagu
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Migrant workers, tribals stare at bleak future in Kodagu

Hundreds of coffee estate labourers from Assam and West Bengal stuck in ‘no man’s land’ Kodagu accounts for 1,07,089 hectares of the 2,44,785 hectares coffee plantations in Karnataka. Now, over 41,526 hectares of coffee plantations have been destroyed in Kodagu. With the top soil and all nutrients lost due to landslides, the existing land is…

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