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Uttarakhand Updates

5 August 2013
The IGSSS Emergency Response Team (ERT) reached out to approximately 1700 families across 15 villages during the Humanitarian Emergency Response at Ukhimath Tehsil, Rudraprayag Block, Uttarakhand.
29 July 2013
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) distributed relief materials to 210 families approximately in Semtra and Pithora village...
24 July 2013
IGSSS Emergency Response Team (ERT) till now have reached out to 1038 families approximately through relief materials distribution in six villages of Ukhimath Tehsil...
23 July 2013
The IGSSS team began the humanitarian relief distribution on 22nd July at Devor Village, Ukhimath Tehsil, Rudraprayag block, Uttarakhand...
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.