Affected Districts- Pilibheet, Basti, Aazamgrh, Kushinagar, Bahraich,
Lakhimpurkheri, Mahrajganj, Deoria, Balia, Mau, Barabanki,
Gorakhpur, Gonda, Shrawasti, Barabanki, Siddharthnagar & Ambedkernagar.
Total Number of affected villages-1910.
Affected population-18.35 lac.
Affected Area-6 lac hec.
Affected sown agricultural area- 4.60 lac hec.
Loss of human life-254.
Loss of livestock-101.
This fury of the floods resulted in large-scale damage in the infrastructural facilities especially -
roads, power stations, waterworks, irrigation channels, bunds, health facilities and buildings of educational
Considering the magnitude of the calamity the State Government pressed its resources and services
into operation. As many as 2674 boats (including country boats and motor boats) were deployed for the rescue and relief operations. 200 relief centers were established instantaneously. More than 1.29 lacs persons were evacuated and taken to safer places. Shelter, food and medical care was provided at the grass root level in order to ensure no death, starvation or unhygienic condition prevails at any pont. Services of PAC and army were also availed in certain districts. In view of the urgency of relief operations, the State Government and district administration acted promptly to provide effective relief to the victims. The State Government has sanctioned a more than Rs. 100 crores from Calamity Relief Fund for urgent relief
operations and restoration of urgent nature of infrastructure.
In order to bring back the infrastructure level to the pre-calamity condition, the state government
prepare a memorandum for relief to the Central government demanding assistance of Rs. 2928 crores for the restoration and construction of embankments, improvement of drainage, restoration of major link road, restoration of electric supply, restoration of drinking water supply, repair of rural infrastructure like
hospitals, health centre, school building, Panchayat Bhawan, and so on.-
More than 50% crop loss area of the state due to drought is 21.70 lac hectares.
Total 58 districts were declared to be drought affected.
Against food grain production of 163.49 lakh MT in Kharif 2008-09, production in this current season is expected to be 82 lakh MT. A decline of 50%.
Total affected SMF category farmers are 58.84 lakh.
Total affected other then SMF category farmers are 70.65 lakh.
Total affected area of SMF are 15.85 lakh ha. & the total affected area other than SMF are 70.65 lakh ha.
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