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Security Health Education – Launch

Security Health Education – Launch

Reported By : Basant Panigrahi, Officer – Programmes, Odisha     Odisha,Ganjam : IGSSS in collaboration with Charities Aid Foundation, India, has started implementing a project named “S.H.E – Security Health Education” in three villages –...
IGSSS responds to Calamities in Manipur

IGSSS responds to Calamities in Manipur

Manipur: In response to the flood situation in Manipur, IGSSS with support from Misereor Germany and Christian Aid International Development immediately responded to the flood and landslide affected victims of Churachandpur, Bishnupur and Chandel districts.   On...
Emergency Response to Flood Affected Communities in West Bengal

Emergency Response to Flood Affected Communities in West Bengal

West Bengal: Due to Cyclone Komen, heavy rainfall (70% in excess, 170 mm) has occurred in West Bengal over the last week of July,affecting 12 districts in South Bengal and 36,00,000 people overall. This was aggravated with 90,000 cusecs water released from Damodar...
World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

  Bhubaneswar,Odisha: IGSSS observed the World Humanitarian Day by conducting a meeting organized in collaboration with Inter Agency Group (IAG), Odisha and Action Aid. The meeting was presided by Dr.Chakradhara Panda – Honorary Secretary, Indian Red Cross...
Access to Safe Water

Access to Safe Water

  Hazaribagh,Jharkhand:IGSSS recently launched the programme‘Access to safe water and increased food security’ in five villages of Hazaribagh block, Jharkhand. The purpose is to ensure increased access to water both for drinking and irrigation. The intervention is...
PEHAL-Water and Sanitation Initiative

PEHAL-Water and Sanitation Initiative

Ganjam,Odisha: IGSSS recently launched the programme PEHAL in three villages namely Berghis Penta, Alipur and Narayanpur of Rangeilunda block of Ganjam district of Odisha. The project aims to enhance the quality of life of the community through improved water and...
West Bengal Flood Response

West Bengal Flood Response

  West Bengal: Due to Cyclone Komen, heavy rainfall lashed West Bengal over the last week of July 2015,  affecting 12 districts in south Bengal and 36,00,000 people overall. The situation has been aggravated by the release of 90,000 cusecs of water from barrages under...
Manipur Flood Response

Manipur Flood Response

  Manipur: Incessant rain for several days resulted in Manipur witness the worst flood in 200 years causing severe damage to human life, properties and infrastructure. IGSSS immediately conducted a rapid assessment and designed a response strategy.   Immediate relief...
SITUATION REPORT – West Bengal Floods # 1

SITUATION REPORT – West Bengal Floods # 1

Background Flood situation in south Bengal districts Burdwan, Murshidabad, West Midnapore, Howrah, Nort & South 24 parganas remained grim on Monday after fresh water was released from different barrages, compounding the woes of over 37 lakh people in the affected...
Training for Women Survivors of Violence

Training for Women Survivors of Violence

Reported By: Mr.Netaji Basumatary, Sr.Manager,Programmes Ms.Karishma Sharma, Officer, Programmes     Kokrajhar,Assam: A two-day training programme on peace initiatives was conducted by IGSSS supported by Berghof Foundation (Germany). The objective was to encourage...
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