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Tuesday, 7 December, 1999, 12:19 GMT
Orissa: After the storm - Full coverage

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Veteran takes over in Orissa

A three-member cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Hemanand Biswal, has been sworn in the cyclone-hit state of Orissa.

 Watch Mike Wooldridge's report from Orissa on the cyclone's aftermath


The storm


Eyewitness: Aid worker relives Orissa horror
"They told me what to expect: death and destruction" Dominic Nutt of Christian Aid charity tells the BBC what he saw when he arrived in the Indian state.

  • Eyewitness: In the eye of the storm
  • In pictures: Scenes of devastation
  • Million homeless after cyclone


    Nature's destructive force


    A history of destruction
    The cyclone that hit Orissa was not the first storm originating from the Bay of Bengal to have caused untold destruction in India and Bangladesh: Alastair Lawson looks at the deadly toll.

  • Nature's lethal weapons
  • Natural disasters and health
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