IRCS National Headquarters has sent out alerts to the state branches. The Odisha State Branch organised an emergency meeting for deciding the actions to be taken. A control room Under the Disaster Management Unit. Youth Red Cross Coordinators of the coastal districts have been asked to remain on alert. SDRT & DDRT Members of the Coastal Districts are on standby to provide humanitarian assistance. IRCS volunteers are coordinating with local government. The Branch is in constant touch with the 65-cyclone shelter of Red Cross and working on pre stocking of medicines and dry food items. National Headquarters is closely monitoring the developments and have the warehouses in a state of readiness for any response that may be required.