BHUBANESWAR: ACC Limited has extended support to Cyclone Fani victims in Odisha with resources, manpower and logistical support to provide immediate on-ground relief and rehabilitation to assist people and local authorities in the worst affected cyclone-hit regions of Odisha.
Neeraj Akhoury, Managing Director & CEO, ACC Limited said, “ACC Limited & ACC TRUST stands united with the local administration and people of Odisha in this time of need. Teams of ACC employees are on ground in Odisha, ensuring that we use the Company’s resources to provide immediate relief in the form of food, water, clothing and more to the impacted people. Teams of plumbers, electricians, cleaners, masons and engineers from our plants are on ground helping repair homes and provide essential services to help people move back into their homes. We will continue to support the people of Odisha in the coming days.”
A team of about 100 personnel from have been deployed in some of the worst affected villages of Balapur and Brahmagiri in Puri district. These teams, along with ACC Help Vans, are helping to clear blockages on roads and removing fallen trees so that transportation services can resume quickly. They are also distributing thousands of relief packets containing dry food items, drinking water, clothes, tarpaulins, solar lanterns, torches, soaps, sanitary napkins and more to the affected villages.
Teams from ACC’s plants in Bargarh and Chaibasa consisting of electricians, plumbers, carpenters, fitters, welders, and helpers carrying tools like cutters, welding machines, compressors, and DG sets are also repairing damaged houses to help people return home from the transit shelters.
ACC is donating cement to help repair and rebuild damaged houses. Masons and engineers are working round the clock to repair roofs, walls and floors of houses that were damaged or destroyed during the cyclone.
Plans are on to set up temporary medical clinics to provide free treatment and medicines to prevent an outbreak of epidemics in these villages.