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Tsunami Mock Drill In Odisha On Nov 24

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to deal with possible Tsunami in the state effectively and enhance the ability to respond faster and better in an organised manner, a mock drill will be held along Odisha coast on November 24.

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) will organise the mock drill in collaboration with Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and co-ordinated by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

As many as 328 villages of six coastal districts - Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur and Puri - have been identified as Tsunami- prone in the state.

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