Relief and Rehabilitation of Himalayan Earthquake Victims in Sikkim
In the immediate aftermath of the Sikkim earthquake, a disaster response team comprising CASA, IGSSS, West Bengal Inter Agency Group (IAG), Caritas India and World Vision (WVI) carried out the first need assessment in Mangan, Sikkim. IGSSS and Anugyalaya undertook the second round of detailed assessment at the end of September 2011 and decided to respond to the humanitarian crisis.
|11 Villages||Block: Mangan||Gram Panchayats: Ambhithang, Tung, Saffo, Naga, Singhek and Shipgyer||North Sikkim|
|500 households||332 households||1021||1000|
Key Intervention Area:
• Providing humanitarian relief, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities, shelter and restoration of village infrastructures
• Mobilizing and strengthening local task force in each of 11 villages under five Gram Panchayats
• Providing necessary information and skill training on emergency preparedness and first aid necessary to effectively respond to affected families