A team led by deputy commissioner, Mokokchung, Lithrongla G. Chishi on May 22 visited Anaki village where strong wind (Gale) swept across the village on the night of May 18. Altogether 43 buildings including Government Primary School and Anganwati buildings were damaged of which 10 buildings were completely destroyed bringing misery to many households.
During interaction, deputy commissioner Mokokchung mentioned that since there was no separate cell in the district to reach out and look after in times of calamity, it was through the contribution from different sectors that immediate relief could be given to the affected families which she said was urgently prepared after getting official report from Tuli.
She also lauded departments, NGO’s and individuals for their concern and contribution through cash and kind towards the affected families and Anaki villagers for helping each other bearing the misfortune bravely. District administration donated `1000 each to 32 households who are moderately affected along with materials like shovel, spades, tarpaulin etc. and one bag of rice each to 10 severely affected households.
Development Agency, Mokokchung gave 6 bundles of CGI sheets each to the severely affected households.
The Officers Club, Mokokchung also handed over `10,000 to the Village Council to be utilized in repairing the houses.
The Villagers also informed that E.A.C Tuli, Ao Kaketshir Mongdang (AKM), Langpangkong Kaketshir Mongdang (LKM) and Tuli Town Council had also extended helps through cash and kind.
The Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by K. Yhome S.D.O (C), Amenla S.D.O (C), Ariba EAC, Imo Project Director DRDA, Members of Indian Red Cross Society, Mokokchung Branch, BDO Changtongya, EAC Tuli and DPRO Officials.