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India:Tropical Cyclone:2013/10/12

Duration2013/10/12 Cyclone Phailin made landfall on the eastern coast of India at around 9pm (local time) on 12 October 2013. Nearly 600,000 people in Odisha and Andhra Prahesh State have been evacuated.
Country or DistrictIndia
NameTropical Cyclone

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  • Reuters 2013/11/27
    Officials were widely praised for a mass evacuation that saved thousands of lives last month when Cyclone Phailin struck, even though at least 60 people were killed and 12 million people lost their homes or livelihoods.
  • BBC 2013/10/16
    Twenty-seven people were killed and some 12 million people were affected in the cyclone and subsequent floods.
  • CNN 2013/10/14
    At least 21 deaths recorded so far from Phailin impact.
  • IFRC 2013/10/14
    More than 700,000 people have been evacuated so far as preparedness action. It was reported that 8 million people are affected, and about 200,000 rural houses being partially or fully damaged. Seven cyclone related deaths have been reported.
  • IFRC 2013/10/13
    To date, five cyclone-related deaths, due to fallen trees, have been reported in Odisha.
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