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Disaster Management

Disaster Management

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) has been implemented by GLRA India as a cross cutting theme across its mandates of Leprosy, TB and Disability. We highlight below certain interventions matching our mandates.

Tibetan Refugee Health Care Project in India, Prevention andPromotive Project with special emphasis on Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) with Leprosy and TB Control

The European Union funded project for WASH, Leprosy and TB Control in the Tibetan Refugee Settlements was implemented from 2000 to 2003.

The objectives of the project were as follows:

• Improvement of sanitation and water supply by providing toilets, septic tanks and other sanitation facilities along   with construction of water tanks and drinking water facilities

• Supply of Medical Equipment like X-ray Machines

• Refresher and Specialised Training of Basic Health Staff and Community Health Workers.

• Health Awareness Programmes on Leprosy and TB

Past Experience in Disaster work

Year Disaster GLRA’s work Beneficiaries (Aprox)
1999 Super Cyclone – Orissa Distribution of Cloths, blankets, medicines 3200 families in Jagatsinghpur & Kendrapara districts
2004 Tsunami – Tamil Nadu Construction of damaged houses, public places. Boat, fishing net & accessories to fisherman

 

102 houses, 11 fish markets, 7 schools, 2 parks, 107 boats, 602 fishing nets & accessories

About 1700 families received services in Nagapattinam, Kanyakumari, Thiruvarur, Kancheepuram Districts
2015 Chennai Flood Conducted 7 Medical Camps in different parts of the city 1900 people attended  these camps in Chennai district
2017 Assam Flood Project SRAJAN

Construction of tube wells, pathways, distribution of boats, tarpoline, hygiene kits

At Lakhimpur district
2018 Kerala Flood Helped in evacuation of affected people

Distribution of nutrition’s to 50 TB affected people and to their families

250 people received help at Ernakulam & Kozhikode districts