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Relief and Rehabilitation in Cyclone Titli affected areas

The ‘Relief and Rehabilitation in Cyclone Titli affected areas’ project provided immediate relief, and supported rehabilitation efforts in our partner villages affected by the cyclone. We estimated gram panchayat-wise damage due to the cyclone, conducted health awareness drives, organised health checkup camps; distributed dry ration, provided cash and cloth for work opportunities and restored piped water supply systems.

The project aimed to assess the extent of damage, and provide rehabilitation support to affected communities through employment generation and restoration of productive assets.

REACH

66 habitations, 2 districts

REGION

Gajapati, Ganjam districts of Odisha

PROJECT STATUS

Completed

TIMELINE

October 2018 to March 2019

BUDGET

₹ 25.14 lakhs

PARTNERS

Government of Odisha, Goonj

ACTIVITIES

  • Distribution of dry ration to 2000 households across 49 habitations
  • Health awareness camps at the cluster level in collaboration with Community Health Centre, Rayagada
  • Camps for health check-up
  • Assessment surveys, in 57 villages, to prepare panchayat-wise reports on the extent of damage caused to shelter and livelihoods
  • Restoration of piped water supply systems in 35 villages with support from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation division of Government of Odisha
  • Cash-for-Work programme wherein communities cleaned and cleared cashew orchards, removed debris from farm land, and built farm bunds
  • Distribution of Cloth-for-Work kits distributed, across 66 villages, through partnership with Goonj

RESULTS

  • Raised resources for long term livelihoods restoration by sharing the village panchayat-wise damage assessment reports with the district administration
  • Restored piped water supply system in 35 villages
  • Generated 9226 workdays for 691 families across 26 villages
  • Restored 841.31 acres of land
  • Repaired roads, cleaned of drinking water sources in 66 villages
  • 4143 Cloth-for-Work kits distributed where individuals got cloth in exchange for their labour in relief and rehabilitation work