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Prasanta Kumar Rout v. Government of Orissa

Country: India
Year: 1994
Court: High Court - Orissa
Citation: 1994 II OLR 444
Health Topics: Disasters and emergencies, Environmental health
Human Rights: Right to life

The Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) developed a new township called Ahbhinaba Bidanasi Kattaka to relieve the congestion of the city of Cuttack.  In 1994 a bout of heavy rains caused nearby rivers to flood Abhunaba Bidanasi Kanaka, cutting off the area from Cuttack, submerging local hospitals, and provoking looting.  The people of Abhunaba Bidanasi Kanaka …Read more

Tags: Flooding, Humanitarian crisis, Natural disasters
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