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OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATES

DISASTER RESPONSE

We quickly reach out to affected villages and households with support for relief and restoration. We help rebuild houses, livelihoods, and water and sanitation infrastructure. Our continuous work in strengthening village institutions and skilling enable us to build back better together with the communities. The speed of response, depth of engagement and ability to address issues multi-dimensionally make us a trusted partner for the government in disaster response.

DISASTER RESPONSE

We quickly reach out to affected villages and households with support for relief and restoration. We help rebuild houses, livelihoods, and water and sanitation infrastructure. Our continuous work in strengthening village institutions and skilling enable us to build back better together with the communities. The speed of response, depth of engagement and ability to address issues multi-dimensionally make us a trusted partner for the government in disaster response.

PROJECTS

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Ongoing
Urban Development Action for Neighbourhood
  • REACH
    714 households in 7 villages
  • PARTNERS
    LIC Housing Finance Limited
Ongoing
Supporting Families affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • REACH
    15,845 households, 522 villages
  • PARTNERS
    CMID, ESAF Small Finance Bank
Completed
Odisha Disaster Recovery Project
  • REACH
    16,568 families, 175 villages, 137 relocation sites
  • PARTNERS
    Odisha State Disaster Management Authority
Completed
Relief and Rehabilitation in Cyclone Titli affected areas
  • REACH
    66 habitations, 2 districts
  • PARTNERS
    Government of Odisha, Goonj

GIVE

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Completed
Cyclone Fani Relief and Restoration
  • REACH
    1154 families, 11 villages
  • PARTNERS
    Goonj, Support from individuals
Completed
Cyclone Titli Early Recovery Interventions
  • REACH
    84 villages
  • PARTNERS
    UNDP India
Completed
Restoration of Drinking Water Supply and Livelihood Security in Cyclone Fani affected villages
  • REACH
    136 families, 3 habitations
  • PARTNERS
    PricewaterhouseCoopers India Foundation
Completed
Relief Distribution for COVID-19 affected Families
  • REACH
    559 families, 1031 migrant workers
  • PARTNERS
    Wipro Foundation

BLOG

Migration for work needs to be seen as an intermediate livelihood option – aiding the transition from a completely primary sector-based society to a modern one.

On 24 March 2020, Government of India announced a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease. It restricted the movement of a billion people and shut down the economy. The lockdown left millions of migrant labourers stranded, without jobs and unprepared to cope with the fallouts. Gram Vikas and the Centre for […]

A new study on post-lockdown coping strategies of migrant workers from Odisha. With a poverty ratio of 32.6%, migration for work has been a key survival strategy for millions of poor from rural Odisha.  Gram Vikas and Centre for Migration and Inclusive Development spoke to 392 migrant workers from Odisha stranded in different states of […]