Apart from posting doctors on 24-hour duty at the relief camps, teams of doctors were deputed to visit all the camps. 24-hour ambulance service was provided at major camps. Preventive homeo medicine for chicken pox was administered to almost all the inmates of the relief camps. Cleanliness was ensured at the camps by using lotions like Phenyl etc.

Sprayings and fogging were done in every camp regularly in order to control breeding of mosquitoes etc. Enough number of garbage bins were purchased and installed in all the relief camps and arrangements were made for lifting of garbage on daily basis. There was no outbreak of diseases in the relief camps.

The entire police force of the district turned its attention towards the affected areas. Teams of police officials have patrolled the affected areas, especially Alappad Panchayat, with an intention to prevent any burglary of the houses that were deserted by the victims. Further, the presence of police force prevented law & order problems at the relief camps.

Each camp was manned by both men and women police and was under the over all control of a sub-inspector. We have also closed the liquor shops in the area for some duration so as prevent any likely law and order problems, but at the same time intensified patrolling by Excise and Police Personnel in order to prevent any hooch tragedies due to sale of illicit liquor in the area.
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