Officials conduct study in Kodagu on natural calamity

A team of officials from the State Institute For Urban Development (SIUD), Mysuru, visited Karnangeri village in Madikeri, to study the rehabilitation and related works.

After seven months of the natural calamity in Kodagu, officials from various parts of the state have been visiting Kodagu to learn the disaster management system and rehabilitation works being carried out in the district.

Currently, a team from the State Institute For Urban Development (SIUD), Mysuru, is conducting a study in the district.

The team intends to learn about the methods to reach out to people during natural calamities and the preparedness and rehabilitation measures.

On Tuesday, the team visited Karnangeri village and the rehabilitation site in Jamburu. The sites where the landslides occurred were also inspected by the team.

An official said that the role of the concerned officials is important in providing shelter to the victims of the natural calamity. The officials work as a link between the government and the people. They have to be alert at all times and be prepared to handle any eventualities. 

State Institute For Urban Development (SIUD), Mysuru, lecturer Syed Noor Fathima said that as a part of the study, the team of officials visited the sites of the natural calamity and rehabilitation.

“This is the third time the team is visiting Kodagu as a part of the study programme. The team is also studying the model of the houses being built for the flood and landslide victims.”

During its first visit, the team had visited Haleri and Kandanakolli. The visits will improve the management capabilities of officials. Three more teams will visit the district in near future, said Shamshuddin, an official from the SIUD.

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