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In the Water Starved Villages of Kalahandi

In the Water Starved Villages of Kalahandi

IGSSS has begun responding to the Odisha Drought Campaign in the districts of Bolangir and Kalahandi in Odisha. The Drought Response, in its initial phase, is reaching out to five villages in each of the districts. The response is aimed at reaching out to vulnerable...
“To Fetch a Pail of Water”

“To Fetch a Pail of Water”

By: Mukesh Dubey: Senior Manager, Communication and Resource Mobilisation   A report, presented by the Government of India in Rajya Sabha, states that there are 266 districts in as many as 11 states affected by the drought. The report highlights Odisha as one the most...
Drought in Pictures – Snapshot from Bihar

Drought in Pictures – Snapshot from Bihar

Written By: Vipul Dixit, Officer Partnership Management, New Delhi   Facts on Droughts   So far, 10 of India’s 29 states have declared a state of drought, following two years of below-average monsoon rains   More than 130 talukas in 256 districts in 10 states of the...
Transforming lives of disaster affected Communities

Transforming lives of disaster affected Communities

Reported by: Sukanya Chatterjee, Manager East   Odisha: IGSSS is supporting 1000 marginal families living in 20 villages around Chilika lake in Ganjam and Puri district of Odisha through the Christian Aid supported direct intervention “Transforming Disaster...
Cleanliness Drive in Kashmir

Cleanliness Drive in Kashmir

Reported by: Khursheed Ahmad, Youth Coordinator – Kashmir     On the anniversary of the devastating flood that ravaged the valley in September 2014, the members of Youth Network group formed under the IGSSS’s Youth Development Programme assembled in Nowgam...
Restoration and Reconstruction of  Flood Affected Community in Assam

Restoration and Reconstruction of Flood Affected Community in Assam

Photo Essay by: Shoma Stanly, Officer Communications Total Images : 15   Assam, India: Dhemaji district in Assam, is perennially affected by floods since 1983. It lies on the bank of the Brahmaputra River and is an area which sees the heaviest rainfall in Assam, due...
Food Security through Cash Transfer

Food Security through Cash Transfer

The programme “Humanitarian assistance to conflict affected victims in Assam and Mizoram” is aimed at early recovery of conflict  affected communities belonging to the Bodo, non-Bodo and Bengali speaking Muslim communities in Assam and Bru families repatriated to...
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