TYPES OF DISASTERSFloodsCyclonesEarthquakesDroughtFamineSwell waves/tsunamiLandslides
When disaster strikes, it leaves behind atrail of devastating loss and despair Homes destroyed Belongings lost Lives irreversibly changed
What is a Shelter Kit?A Shelter Kit is a comprehensive relief packagecontaining a range of different relief materials to helpdisaster victims restart their lives
Contents Of A Shelter Kit A trunk to act as container for all materials• 2 pcs tarpaulin- 1 as floor cover & another as roof cover• 4 blankets and 4 sheets of linen• 4 stainless steel plates and 4 stainless steel glasses• 1 kerosene stove and 1 lantern• 1 jerrycan for water and 1 jerrycan for kerosene
Contents of A Shelter Kit• 3 cooking utensils with 3 serving spoons• 500 chlorine tablets• 1 bucket and 1 mug• 2 sets of clothes for men and women• Candles, match boxes• Soap and tooth powder• 1 mosquito net
Why Do We Need A Shelter Kit?When disaster strikes the first image is of people fleeing their homes , clutching on to their loved ones, with only the clothes that they have on their backs. Tarpaulins and mosquito nets provide shelter A kerosene stove and cooking and eating utensils help prepare food Zeoline drops make drinking water safe Garments address the need for clean clothing Soap, toothpowder and detergent bars help maintain hygiene and prevent illness.
RIHF has sent over6000 Shelter Kits tovarious areas in Leh,Orissa, Bihar,Karnataka, AndhraPradesh, Sikkim andacross West Bengal
Shelter Kits helped reassemble thousands of fragmented lives
•Rotary’s Aim•1000 shelter kits storedacross India at all times.•Network of supplying kitsto all parts of India andevenPakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, SriLanka, Myanmar and otherneighbouring countries.•Providing shelter and reliefwithin 48 hours of a disaster
How Can You Help?A small contribution ofRs 5000 can provide aShelter Kit to a familyin need.Send your contributionto:Rotary India HumanityFoundationAccount No:31317807754IFS Code: SBIN0006770Bank: State Bank ofIndiaBranch: Sarat BoseRoad
COME!Do your bit and see the impact it has onhundreds of lives !