[Watch] Patients suffer at waterlogged hospital in Malkangiri
Bhadrak: With heavy rain triggered by low pressure during the last few days wreaking havoc in Swabhiman Anchal (cut off areas) of Malkangiri district, patients at Jodamba Primary Health Centre (PHC) under Kudumuluguma block in the district are in lurch as rainwater gushed into the hospital causing waterlogging.
Sources said that since the hospital is located in low-laying area and near a river, the rainwater entered the hospital causing much inconvenience for the patients. In a video, the patients and their attendants can been seen sitting on the hospital beds.
Villagers of around four Panchayats in the district depend on the PHC. Besides, patients at the Janabai PHC are also facing hardship as rainwater entered into the hospital following rise in water levele of Balimela reservoir, sources added.