17 July 2013
Village level Disaster Management Committees (VDMC) are expected to become functional by 17th July. Relief distribution spot has been identified. IGSSS ERT met Special DM of Gupkashi, SDM Guptakashi, BDO Guptakashi to brief them about the relief distribution plan.
11 July 2013
Besides providing relief materials such as Water Filter (PureIt), Water Storage, Hygiene and Sanitation Kits, Family Kitchen Set and Blankets, the IGSSS team will also provide psycho-social support to the affected families. Moreover, awareness training on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) will also be provided. The relief materials distribution will begin next week.
9 July 2013
IGSSS has finalized its first phase of relief distribution in the 11 villages of Ukhimath block in Agastya Muni Sub-division, Rudraprayag District. The relief aid comprising water filter, water storage container, kitchen set and hygiene and sanitation kits will be distributed within the next one week.
1 July 2013
The IGSSS team visited the Tehri-Garhwal, Rudraprayag district during 26-28 June 2013 and carried out discussions with District Magistrate, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Block Development Office, local Community Based Organisations and local people including affected persons. The team made observations, held group discussions with people. Rapid assessment was done for both these districts.