Madikeri: The district administration has given a call to various non-governmental organizations and donors to come forward and help in the rejuvenation process of the flood-hit areas of the district.
According to the statistics released by the district administration regarding the 2018 floods, around one lakh people were affected. In the 2019 floods 40 people lost their lives, 352 of the cattle population died, 6,397 houses were damaged, 265 Anganwadis, 239 schools and 20 health centres were also badly damaged.
Based on the reports, an estimated Rs 1,736 crores worth of public property was damaged in the floods.
The rescue operations, aided by the rescue task force and civilians, have been done and the rejuvenation process is underway. However, arrangements for the supply of nutritional food for children, clearing of the flood-hit areas, construction of schools and Anganwadis, necessary arrangements for the differently-abled and the aged etc. need to be done.
It is for this purpose that district Deputy Commissioner Anees Kanmani Joy has called for a review meeting on November 6 at 10 AM at the DC’s office.