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Odisha to send 500 disaster, fire personnel to assist in rescue ops in cyclone-scarred West Bengal

The Odisha government on Saturday said it will send 500 personnel from the state s disaster rapid action force and fire service to assist in relief and rescue operations in cyclone-ravaged West Bengal. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the ODRAF and fire service personnel will soon start proceeding with necessary equipment to the neighbouring state from Sunday. #CycloneAmphan is one of the worst disasters to hit #WestBengal. The people of #Odisha stand by #WestBengal during this unprecedented crisis. Odisha has sent a team of 500 members, including 300 fire personnel 10 ODRAF teams to assist in relief rescue operations, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said in a tweet. Conveying Odisha s absolute solidarity with the people of West Bengal , Patnaik has assured all possible support to the state in terms of men and material to tide over the crisis. Known for their expertise and experience, the well- trained personnel will take part in ...


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