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  project name ~ Flood Relief

category ~ relief-orissa-1999

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Flood Relief

  NGO

 

BGVS Patna (Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti)

  Category

 

relief-orissa-1999

  District

 

Ganjam

  State

 

Orissa

  Budget Approved

 

$ 5000

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Madhavi Vuppalapati

 


 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti (BGVS) has played a key role in the literacy movements in various states, and is the all India counterpart of organizations like TNSF with whom AID has worked with before. This project concerns the relief efforts undertaken by BGVS after the super cyclone that struck Orissa between October 29-31,1999. BGVS has a large network of volunteers in Orissa and a reach into almost all the villages there.
The proposal submitted to AID is towards medium and long term relief efforts.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

i)Deploy 3 teams of doctors, including medical students who will report at Bhubaneshwar from where they would be deployed as needed by the Orissa team led by Dr. M.M.Pradhan ii)Prepare a booklet for diarrhea prevention and management and quick water disinfection kits. They will mass produce and distribute these to all affected villages quickly iii)The following medicines will be used and are needed in large quantities: Halogen tablets, ORS packs, Paraceptomol tablets and syrup,anti-histamine tables etc. iv)Channling of food (particularly low cost food) for starvation areas and clothes for children.

 

  Goals

 

 

The broad goals of the project are i)Channelize relief material to affected blocks ii)Focus on provision of safe water iii)Focus on emergency management of acute illnesses especially diarrhoea

 
 

  


 
 
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