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  project name ~ Orissa Flood Relief

category ~ Relief-Other

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Orissa Flood Relief

  NGO

 

unnayan

  Category

 

Relief-Other

  District

 

Mayurbhanj

  State

 

Orissa

  Budget Approved

 

$ 10000

 

  Year Approved

 

2008

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Executive Board

 

Executive Board

 

  Caption

 

 

Homes submerged by flood waters.

 

  Summary

 

 

Parts of Orissa and West Bengal were very badly affected by floods in mid-June 2008. According to some reports, the situation this year after this single flood is worse than it was after 6 floods last year. Over 2 million people have been displaced in the two states put together.

AID Orissa, Pratham and Unnayan are all working to provide relief in the districts of Balasore and Mayurbhanj of Orissa, the worst affected districts this year. The most pressing needs are safe drinking water, basic food supplies, essential medicines, and veterinary care.

AID has contributed $10000 from its relief funds towards this effort.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

* Food packets distributed to 7742 families from 60 villages in the affected districts. * Community kitchen serving 920 families was run for 3 days. * Safe drinking water provided to 2100 families * Cattle feed for 1200 families provided * Clothes (lungi, towel, saree) provided to 50 families

 

  Goals

 

 

To provide immediate relief to the displaced peoples of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts of Orissa, in the form of basic food supplies such as rice, chuda, and gud, safe drinking water, essential medicines such as antibiotics, paracetamol, and anti-snake venom, as well as cattle feed and veterinary care for livestock.

 
 

  


 
 
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