Cyclone Gaza: DMK announces finacial aid for relief work and rehabilitation

Chennai, Nov 19: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday announced financial aid for the relief work and rehabilitation in affected areas of Tamil Nadu due to the cyclonic storm Gaza. 

Party President MK Stalin said that they will donate Rs 1 crore.

The calamity which triggered landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam on November 16, claimed at 45 lives.

The cyclone left a trail of destruction in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Cuddalore, Pudukkottai and Ramanathapuram districts.

At least 177,500 people are staying in 351 relief camps in the cyclone-affected areas.

According to the Chief Minister, about 30,000 electricity poles were broken, and 105 power sub-stations affected.

About 10,000 personnel have deployed in the cyclone-affected coastal districts to repair the installations.


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