Phek requires over Rs 6.97 crore to restore monsoon damage

Phek requires over Rs 6.97 crore  to restore monsoon damage
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Kohima, September 7: Phek district, as one of the worst affected district in Nagaland by landslides and mudslides caused by incessant this monsoon, requires more than 6.97 crores to restore the damages.
In a Consolidated Report of damages caused by Natural Calamities in Phek district during the debriefing of Inter Ministerial Central Team in Kohima on Thursday night, Phek Deputy Commissioner and DDMA Chairman, Orenthung said a total of Rs 4,16,06,000 is required to restore damages in the entire district.
The fund requirement on infrastructural damages and Human casualties are:
Rs 4 lakh for death by drowning of a male at Chetheba circle
Rs 90.69 lakh for 89 fully damaged pucca houses
Rs 85.59 lakh for 84 fully damaged kutcha houses
Rs 85.59 lakh for 84 severely damaged kutcha houses
Rs 1.19 lakh for 23 partially damaged houses
Rs 63 lakh for 21 major roads cut off by landslides
Rs 20 lakh for 10 damaged culverts
Rs 51 lakh for 17 damaged hanging bridges
He said that another Rs 281.34 lakh is required for restoration of damages caused to Agricultural, Animal Husbandry & Fisheries Sector, which include:
Rs 12.64 lakh for damages caused to 186 hectares of agriculture crops affected by landslides and flashfloods.
Rs 52.50 lakh for 140 hectares – loss of Substantial portion of land caused by landslide and change of course of River
Rs 23.40 lakh for loss of 78 animals
Rs 1.90 lakh for 28 hectares of Horticulture plantations affected by landslides and flashfloods.
Rs 190.50 lakh for 127 numbers of irrigation canals damaged by landslides and flashfloods.
Rs 40,000 for 4 numbers of Fisheries damaged.
The DC pointed that no relief has been received by the district while two each sorties have been made by IAF chopper for supply of essential commodities to Phokhungri and Wuzu villages under Meluri sub-division.
He said that the District Administration and DDMA has extended immediate relief of Rs 10,000 each for those whose house were partially damaged and Rs 5000 each for severely damaged houses. (Page News Service)