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Kodagu rehabilitation work: Relief Commissioner releases updated report
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Kodagu rehabilitation work: Relief Commissioner releases updated report

Mysuru:  The newly appointed Relief Commissioner Gangaram Baderiya, who is also the Principal Secretary, Revenue Department, has released a report on rescue-relief operations and rehabilitation process in flood-affected Kodagu. The relief work is going on at full pace following considerable reduction in rainfall. The joint rescue teams are screening each and every house in landslide-affected…

Management of relief centres
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Management of relief centres

Madikeri: Even as thousands of people have been left homeless following devastating floods and landslides across Kodagu district, 3,824 people have taken refuge in 31 relief centres and camps in the district, while some have chosen to take shelter in the homes of relatives elsewhere and as well as in some home stays. About 1,500…

12-Member Engineers team begins  survey in Kodagu district
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12-Member Engineers team begins  survey in Kodagu district

Madikeri: A 12-Member team of Engineers from Mysuru led by State JD(S) President A.H. Vishwanath left for Kodagu yesterday to scientifically assess the damage caused by floods and landslides and to submit a report on the reconstruction of flood-ravaged Kodagu. Upon reaching Madikeri, the engineers met Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya and collected information from her…

KODAGU DISASTER: MUSINGS
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KODAGU DISASTER: MUSINGS

By Vikram Muthanna While everyone was busy mourning Vajpayee’s death, tragedy struck Kodagu as rains and landslides swallowed everything — humans, livestock, coffee estates, vehicles and homes. On the evening of August 18, I got a call from Kushalnagar where my uncle informed me that he had taken in three families as floods made their…

Kodagu floods: Three more bodies found near Madikeri
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Kodagu floods: Three more bodies found near Madikeri

Madikeri:  The rescue personnel, involving Garuda Police Command Force and Kodagu District Police, have succeeded in discovering three more bodies trapped in landslides that rocked Kodagu ten days ago. The rescue team recovered the body of a woman from Jodupala near Madikeri on Saturday, even as two more bodies buried under mud and shush were…

Saving lives: A Braveheart’s account
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Saving lives: A Braveheart’s account

Madikeri:  This is one of those daring moments that confronts a man’s life especially during onslaught of nature’s fury and this is the time to show spunk, grit, determination and presence of mind. All these qualities were in abundance when the former Zilla Panchayat President Shantheyanda Ravi Kushalappa, with his bold moves, rescued hundreds of…

Flood damage may slash India’s coffee output by 20%
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Flood damage may slash India’s coffee output by 20%

Bengaluru: India’s coffee production in 2018/19 is likely to fall by at least one-fifth from a year ago as floods in Kodagu and Kerala have damaged most of the cultivating areas. This will delay exports too, industry officials said. Some of the worst flooding in India in a century killed hundreds of people in Kerala…

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