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  project name ~ Orissa Flood Relief

category ~ Relief-Other




  Project Name


Orissa Flood Relief













  Budget Approved


$ 10000


  Year Approved







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  Chapter Coordinators


Executive Board


Executive Board





Homes submerged by flood waters.





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.





* 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





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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