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West Bengal well prepared to handle natural disaster: Mamata

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

is well prepared to tackle natural disasters and has already built flood shelters and relief godowns in the districts, Mamata Banerjee said Saturday.

The has also devised an SMS-based early warning system to alert people during any natural calamity, she said in a post.

"Today is Our govt has developed an SMS-based early warning system for alerting people of the State regarding the advent of natural calamities. Flood shelters & relief godowns have been constructed at district, subdivision and block levels," Banerjee said in the tweet.

is observed worldwide on this day to raise awareness among the people about disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 14:10 IST