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Table 17.3 Average storm protection value per village provided by every km width of present mangrove and historical mangrove (in Rs.)

From: Valuing the Role of Mangroves in Storm Damage Reduction in Coastal Areas of Odisha

Type of damage Value/km of present mangrove/village Value/km of hist. mangrove/village (coastal villages remaining) Value/km of hist. mangrove/village (coastal villages removed)
Sample-1 Sample-2 Sample-1 Sample-2 Sample-1 Sample-2
Human death 2239.35 2743.95 1207.87 1132.44 1495.68 1478.28
Fully collapsed houses 1331.53 1368.55 2663.52 3143.39 2873.11 3235.85
Partially collapsed houses −174.42 −245.59 −348.88 −564.03 −385.15 −580.85
Buffaloes 5.91 8.77 2.32 3.97 2.62 4.83
Cattle 26.87 49.94 26.32 43.20 27.17 45.07
  1. Notes Rates (market prices) used are: Value of Statistical life @ Rs. 10,918,132/; Price of FC house @ Rs. 53,800/; Price of PC house @ Rs. 10,000/; Price of Buffalo @ Rs. 6000/; Price of Cow @Rs. 5000/ and) Price of Sheep @ Rs. 1200/