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Rs 31,000 Crore Required to Rebuild Flood Hit Kerala: UN Report

Rs 31,000 Crore Required to Rebuild Flood Hit Kerala: UN Report

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 Oct 2018 6:38 AM GMT

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will need about Rs 31,000 crore for recovery and reconstruction following the century’s worst floods, according to a UN report presented to the Chief Minister by UN Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev. Afanasiev presented the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Friday. This is the first time the UN has prepared such a report in India. The report assessed the damage and loss incurred due to the devastating floods in the state in August. It said the state would need about Rs 31,000 crore for recovery and reconstruction in Kerala. (IANS)

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