Relief - Update 4th September 2013

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Gori Valley Relief Operations

Gori Valley Relief Operations

Himal Prakriti & Maati  [A]  [A] Picture Credits - Maati Sangathan - figure 1 to 11 & 13 , Himal Prakriti - Figures 12, 14, 15

Update- 4th September 2013

Dry Ration Relief Distributed till the 23rd of August 2013 of July:

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Villages supported with relief

Support Provided

S.No

Date

2013

Villages

Households

People

Total Rations

Solar Lights

     

Numbers

Numbers

Kgs

Numbers

1

13/07/13

Umergada

14

76

560

1

2

13/07/13

Shilling

6

33

240

 

3

13/07/13

Khinwagaon

13

66

520

2

4

13/07/13

Mawani Dawani

24

121

960

1

5

13/07/13

Mankot

23

132

920

 

6

13/07/13

Gharudi

24

181

960

 

7

13/07/13

Chhoribagad

6

25

240

 
 

14/07/13

Shilling

18

89

425

 
 

14/07/13

Mawani Dawani

5

18

35

 
   

Phase 1 Total

133

741

4860

4

8

09/08/13

Pyangtey

13

71

445

13

9

09/08/13

Gharganiya

4

16

140

4

10

19/08/13

Sennar

25

109

860

25

11

19/08/13

Dhapa

7

36

240

7

12

19/08/13

Jimmighat

10

38

345

10

13

22/08/13

Talla Dummar

25

96

866

25

14

22/08/13

Bhikorpani

10

49

345

10

15

22/08/13

Phalyanti

28

116

969

28

16

22/08/13

Ugrali

4

14

134

4

17

22/08/13

Kulthum

31

116

1070

31

   

Phase 2 Total

157

661

5414

157

 

Details of Total Distribution So Far

290 families

1402

10274 kgs

161 units

             
             


Surveys undertaken:

In July members of Himal Prakriti  [B]  [B] Himal Prakriti, located in the Himalyan state of Uttarakhand, India was set up to promote nature conservation and sustainable livelihoods. More details are available on this Website and Maati Sangathan and volunteers helped distribute some relief material to flood and disaster affected communities in the lower Gori Valley. A summary of the relief distribution is available on our website [D]  [D] http://www.himalprakriti.org/?q=content/relief-update-17th-july-2013 and a detailed report on the survey and walk through of the lower valley can also be found on our website  [E]  [E] http://www.himalprakriti.org/?q=content/survey-flood-affected-lower-gori....
Subsequently in July and August Maati and Himal Prakriti undertook surveys of 8 villages which also found themselves affected by the continuing heavy rain and rain induced landslides.
Some details of the surveys undertaken are below:
  1. Survey on the 19-20 June along the Gori Ganga from Madkot to Jauljibi to assesing impact. A brief report on the spate along the Gori river basin, North Eastern Kumaon, Uttarakhand-15th-17th June 2013
  2. Survey from 5 to 9th July along the Kali and the Lower Darma valleys to assess the impact of the flood on communities and HEPs in the region and relief work.
  3. Survey from the 13th to 16th July from Jauljibi to Madkot to assses loss of road access, damage to agricultural land, livestock and homes, need for immediate and long term relief, precautionary measures for the monsoons ahead and status of current relief operations.
  4. In August the following villages were survey of Sennar, Pyangtey, Gharganiya, Dhapa, Jimmighat, Talla Dummar, Phalyanti, Kainthi, Timal Khet, Ranthi, following these surveys relief distribution was organized for families in need of support.
Some reports from surveys undertaken are available on Himal Prakriti’s website, while below are images from some of the surveyed villages

Kulthum


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Figure 1 A House in Kulthum severely damaged due to an aggravated landslide

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Figure 2 Makeshift shelters for some families in Kulthum’s primary school complex

Sennar and Pyangtey


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Figure 3 Temporary Shelters in Sennar Village

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Figure 4 Landslide debris that has rolled on to fields and homes- Pyangtey

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Figure 5 Improvised shelters shared by people and their livestock - Sennar

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Figure 6 Whatever resources are available have been used to make crude shelters - Sennar

Talla Dummar


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Figure 7 View of the landslide subsuming Talla Dummar

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Figure 8 Collapsing front yards of homes in Talla Dummar

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Figure 9 More collapsing front yards and homes in Talla Dummar

Phalyanti


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Figure 10 Phalyanti’s primary school - crushed by car sized falling boulders

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Figure 11 Temporary shelters for Phalyanti’s families, used only when the risk becomes great

Relief Distribution


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Figure 12 Families most in need were provided relief supplies by Himal Prakriti and Maati Sangathan

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Figure 13 Relief material distributed included about 35 kgs of dry rations and a solar light.

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Figure 14 Maati members and Volunteers helping organizing and distribute the relief material

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Figure 15 Elected village representatives helped during the survey and during the distribution as well