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United Nations felicitated Odisha Government for effectively handling Cyclone Phailin

Odisha Government was felicitated by United Nations for effectively handling the Cyclone Phalin in October 2013.

Dec 21, 2013 16:30 IST
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Odisha Government on 20 December 2013 was felicitated by United Nations for effectively handling the Cyclone Phalin in October 2013. Margaret Wahlstrom, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction presented a citation to the Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister of Odisha in Bhubaneswar.

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Odisha Government was felicitated for its efforts to keep human casualties to a minimum at the time of cyclone. After the citation, Wahlstrom invited Naveen Patnaik to participate in the global conference on disaster management that will be organised in 2015 by United Nations.

With this felicitation, Odisha became the first South East Asian state to be felicitated for disaster management.

 

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