The infrastructure on many points of the Kollam coast suffered damages. Sea wall to a stretch of 16.87 Km. and the harbours of Sakthikulangara and Neendakara were damaged. The sectors of Agriculture, Fisheries, Animal husbandry and Industries suffered damages. Schools, Anganwadis, Roads, culverts, drains, PHCs, medical centers, water supply systems, electricity lines, telephone exchange etc. have also suffered heavy damages.

Boats, Webbings, Out Board Machines, In Board Machines, other fishing equipments etc. have also been damaged, thus affecting the livelihood of fishermen families. Shops, vehicles and household articles inside the damaged houses also have suffered damages.

Based on the directions of the State Government, the District Administration has conducted an Adalat with the participation of all the service departments of government to receive applications from the Tsunami victims regarding loss of various certificates, documents etc., at a single venue. On receipt of the applications, the respective departments scrutinized the same, verified with their existing records and issued duplicate certificates/documents.

As regards damaged houses, the district administration has arranged survey teams consisting of Revenue & Panchayat officials and engineers to identify the Fully Damaged and Partially damaged houses so as to prepare the eligible list of beneficiaries for sanctioning New Permanent Houses as well as for financial assistance for the repair and maintenance of Partially Damaged houses.

 
Sector wise Damage Details in Kollam District
Sl.No. Sector
Damage (In Rupees Lakhs)
1 Housing
6167
2 Fisheries
857
3 Agriculture
1224.44
4 Animal Husbandry
71.35
5 Health
5
6 Cooperation
0
7 Social Welfare
32.25
8 Forest
0
9 Tourism
0
10 Science, Technology and Environment
0
11 PWD (Roads & Bridges)
0
12 Water Resources
103.07
13 Irrigation
1808.35
14 Power
99.85
15 Ports
664.25
16 General Education
63.89
17 Rural Development
0
18 Coir Sector
0
19 Others
459.45
  Total
11555.90
   
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