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CDRN Response for Flash Floods Relief Work in Leh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. More information available at http://www.cdrn.org.in for assessment reports and how you can help.

CDRN Response for Flash Floods Relief Work in Leh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. More information available at http://www.cdrn.org.in for assessment reports and how you can help.

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CDRN Response for Flash Floods Relief Work in Leh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Impacting Lives through Corporate Disaster Resource Network (CDRN) http://www.cdrn.org.in LEH FLASH FLOODS, August 2010 CDRN Relief and Response Efforts
  • 2. In kind Support generated through CDRN for Leh Disaster Response
    • 1,88,800 Water Purification Tablets donated by Medentech-Aquatabs
    • The Dharmpal Satyapal Group donated 1050 blankets and 50 alpine tents
    • Jubilant Bhartia Foundation donated 48,000 litres of packaged drinking water & 300 cooking gas stoves
    • 100 Jerry cans were donated by Mount Kailas
    • 1000 litres of cooking oil by Cargill
    • Kingfisher and Jet Cargo providing in kind Air Freight
    • 250 Solar Lanterns, 3000 Blankets & 2500 kgs of Black Gram &
    • 4000 ltrs of cooking oil were donated by Kewalramani Foundation
  • 3. Donor to Provider (Testimonials) Vivek Prakash, Head, CSR Jubilant Bhartia Foundation highlighted “ I liked the transparency in which the entire process panned out and I am sure that the material will reach the beneficiaries. “ A lot of time was saved by using CDRN system as it had an updated databank on suppliers and discounted rates of the products” “ the prompt action taken by CDRN encouraged Jubilant employees to come forward to provide relief to populations affected in Leh Kingshuk Barohua, Leh state Project Coordinator, Pragya “ Aquatabs, water purification tablets and packaged drinking water bottles provided through CDRN were distributed in far off villages including Phyang, Himank, Choglumsar, Saboo, Igoo, Taru, Umla, Nimmoo, Basgo, Ney, Stakmo, Nang, Shey, Maane, Skampari.”
  • 4. Beneficiaries in Leh
  • 5. Beneficiaries in Leh
  • 6. Devastation in Leh
    • Flash floods triggered by a massive cloudburst that hit Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region in the intervening night of 5, August, 2010.
    • An unprecedented massive cloudburst triggered flash floods and mudslides in Leh town around midnight, washing away concrete structures including government offices, paramilitary camps and residential homes in the town.
    • Hundreds waded through four feet deep mud to rush to higher ground as mudslides and flash floods inundated low lying areas.
  • 7. Devastation in Leh
  • 8. Rapid Assessment conducted by CDRN team
    • A total of 193 people including 23 foreigners have perished in flash floods & more than 65 people are still missing.
    • Total of nearly 1000 homes and other major infrastructure has been washed away.
    • The village of Choglamsar on the outskirts of the city was particularly badly hit. Many buildings were destroyed including Hospitals, bus terminals, radio station transmitter, telephone exchange and mobile-phone towers, bringing life to a standstill.
    • A number of villages surrounding Leh have been badly affected by the floods. The people here could not be reached during the initial stages of the rescue effort since all roads had been damaged.
    • Phyang village, which is about 20 kilomteres from Leh has been almost completely destroyed and at least 17 lives have been lost in the disaster.
    • Other affected villages in Leh district are : Nimoo, Basgo, Ney, Sabu, Phang, Choklamsur, igu,Gia, Miru,Taskshi, Taru, Dha, Hanu Tan, Timmosgan, sku, marka, wanla, The district of Kargil has also suffered from flash flooding
  • 9. Government and Military Response
    • The Indian Army launched massive rescue operations and 6000 security personnel were deployed.
    • The Indian Air force has airlifted critical relief supplies including medicines, food, generators, tents, portable X-ray machines and emergency rescue kits.
    • 125 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel deployed.
    • The Government has set up Relief camps in Leh and is providing cooked food and some essential items to the affected families
      • Degree College (200 people)
      • Indoor Stadium (figures not available)
      • Higher Secondary School (figures not available)
      • Kumabar Camp Choglamsur (500)
      • Community Hall Skara (940 People)
  • 10. CDRN initiates relief operations with Corporate Partners & Relief Agencies.....
  • 11. Contd...
  • 12. CDRN Initiates relief with NDRF
    • CDRN through the guidance of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) provides relief material to the affected families.
    • CDRN organised water purification tablets donated by Aquatabs to support 3000 families for one month.
    • Other relief agencies working in Leh were also contacted including Pragya which was provided 96,000 water purification tablets for 20 Litres Each.
  • 13. Packaged Bottled water being transported from warehouse to be air lifted by Kingfisher and Jet Cargo
  • 14. CDRN Team meets DC, Leh For Relief Coordination
  • 15. CDRN Team Coordinating with Chief Medical Officer – Leh, for Supplying Safe Drinking Water to the Relief Camps & Primary Health Centres
  • 16. CDRN Team Reaches SNM Medical Relief Camp in Leh
  • 17. CDRN Team providing training on the usage of Aquatabs Water Purification Tablets to the Nursing Staff of SNM Hospital at Medical Relief Camp in Leh
  • 18. CDRN Team reaches NDRF Medical Relief Camp at Tashi Gatsal Village in Choglamsar
  • 19. CDRN Team coordinating with the NDRF Camp Choglamsar , Leh
  • 20. CDRN Team reaches Himank Relief Camp in Choglamsar
  • 21. CDRN Team coordinating for distribution of Water Purification Tablets at Himank Relief Camp Choglamsar, Administration Office
  • 22. CDRN Team Distributing Water Purification Tablets at Himank Relief Camp
  • 23. CDRN Team driving towards Neh village in Ladakh for distribution of Packaged Drinking Water Donated By Jubilant Bhartia Foundation. The Source of clean Drinking Water – Streams were destroyed due to mud brought by flash floods
  • 24. CDRN volunteers distributing Packaged Drinking Water provided By Jubilant Bhartia Foundation at Ney Village , Leh
  • 25. Distribution of Packaged drinking water among the beneficiaries
  • 26. Cooking Gas Stoves donated by Jubilant Bhartia Foundation were distributed to affected communities........
  • 27. After the first phase of relief operations, CDRN continues to provide relief to the affected communities........ Weather proof tents donated by DS Group were provided to those affected...
  • 28. Woolen blankets donated by DS Group were distributed to affected communities........
  • 29. Solar Lanterns donated by Kewalramani Foundation were donated to 250 affected families & orphanage home ........
  • 30. Contd........ (Linshed Foundation – Orphanage Home)
  • 31. Woolen blankets donated by Kewalramani Foundation were distributed to affected communities........
  • 32. Woolen blankets donated by Kewalramani Foundation were reached out to both affected local communities & migrant workers who were affected....
  • 33. Cooking Oil donated by Kewalramani Foundation were reached out to both affected local communities & migrant workers who were affected....
  • 34. 2500 kgs of black gram donated by Kewalramani Foundation were reached out to far off affected villages and Choglumsar area with the help of CDRN local relief agencies partners...
  • 35. Cooking Oil donated by Cargill India were reached out to both affected local communities & migrant workers who were affected....
  • 36. Contd...
  • 37. List of villages where relief aid were distributed....
    • CDRN team reached out to the affected
    • villages to provide relief to villages -
    • Phyang
    • Himank
    • Choglumsar
    • Saboo
    • Igoo
    • Taru
    • Umla
    • Nimmoo
    • Basgo
    • Ney
    • Stakmo
    • Nang
    • Shey
    • Maane
    • Skampari.
  • 38. People in Leh Need Your Support NOW! Log on to http://www.cdrn.org.in to view current needs
  • 39. People in Leh Need Your Support NOW! Log on to http://www.cdrn.org.in to view current needs
  • 40.