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FLOOD RELIEF -MUMBAI FLOOD 2005


Unprecedented rains of 944 mm in Mumbai on 26th July, a record rainfall event, created flash flooding in the city of Mumbai and Thane districts. Almost the entire urban sprawl of Mumbai suburban and Thane district were under water, paralyzing the city and civic life. Karunya Trust extended its hands to the people of Mumbai and Thane districts through its relief activities based on a rapid assessment. Through the formation of various committees at Central and Local levels, under the leadership of the respective parish priests, the relief measures were carried out in the worst affected areas. The relief services include community kitchen, distribution of food materials, medical camps, family kits, student´┐Żs kit and Trauma Counseling.


REHABILITATION TO THE VICTIMS OF THE FLOOD


Karunya Trust started its rehabilitation works in the tribal hamlets, which were damaged due to the flood, based on a survey and personal observation in the various villages of Kalyan and Ambernath Talukas. In the beginning, the proposed project covered only 349 tribals families from Savarae, Dapivli, Ambishivi, Karuna Nagar, Dattan Nagar, Bapgaon and Bisol. The tribal families were badly affected and houses were partially damaged. The small and marginal farmers lost all their crops. The fields were also dumped with stones and mud at Savarae, Dapivli areas. The selection of the areas was incorporated with community meeting of village leaders and other stakeholders.

Visit to the flood affected area

Karunya Trust extended its hands to the people of Mumbai and Thane districts through its relief activities based on a rapid assessment.

MUMBAI FLOOD 2005

CFW programme at Bisol

MUMBAI FLOOD 2005

Cleaning the well at Nalambi

The fields were also dumped with stones and mud at Savarae, Dapivli areas. The selection of the areas was incorporated with community meeting of village leaders and other stakeholders.

MUMBAI FLOOD 2005

Increasing the Copping Capacity

To increase the copping capacity of the people of flood prone villages to deal with flood situation in contingency and developmental aspects.

Linkages and collaboration

Increase the linkages and collaboration with local administration that helps the community to have greater access to the resources and services available in times of disaster.