REAFT PROJECT ( Rapid Emergency Assistance to the Flood Affected Most Vulnerable Community In Tamil Nadu

This project was initiated after the flood experienced in Tamil Nadu in December 2015 in: Cuddalore, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chennai. As a result of the floods more than 100 people lost their lives and not only that but also there was infrastructure loss and agriculture loss making the situation difficult to overcome. 

After Following with this ECHO come forward to do a rapid emergency assistant to improve their food, shelter and wash need of the flood affected community in the Cuddalore and Kancheepuram district. By providing cash assistance and nonfood items their immediate needs are food and shelter was addressed. Along with awareness programs and advocacy programs done to improve their WASH practices and enabling to get their rights in Government schemes .

Since 1999, ADRA has been part of the effort to help eradicate polio from the most vulnerable sectors in India. This journey started when thousands of parents said ‘NO’ to the polio vaccinators. To increase the acceptance of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) among communities, ADRA India deployed more than 300 Community Mobilisation Coordinators (CMC) in the various parts of the country. However, the journey of polio eradication in India hasn’t been easy.

ADRA India through its Axshya India Project is working in the state of Bihar with the objective of making India free of TB.

The objective of this project is to engage communities and community based care providers to improve TB care and control, including TB-HIV Patients-civil society.

The project is being implemented in 13 districts of Bihar (Arwal, Araria, Banka, Bhojpur, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Nawada, Saran, Siwan, Sheohar, Madhubani, Supaul and Saharsa) and its activities focused in two main areas: Community system strengthening and Health system strengthening, with reflections on community participation and ownership.

India through ADRA Germany, with the support from European Commission Humanitarian and Civil Protection has been working in the conflict affected states of Assam, Manipur and Tripura to ensure protection of the most vulnerable groups, especially women and children through various interventions such as: Livelihood assistance for them to meet food gaps and restore livelihood, WASH intervention, creating access to safe-drinking water, sanitation facilities, and creating awareness on the importance of hygiene for health.

The Musahar Youth Empowerment Project (MYEP) was a six-month project that started in the month of August 2015 and was implemented in five villages (Agiaon, Kharicha, Narayanpur, Sahyogi Tola and Baruna Musahar Tola) of Bhojpur District, Bihar. The MYE Project focused on empowering the Musahar people in Bihar to increase their income by adopting any of the livelihood options provided to them, increased awareness on TB and health related issues with nutritional support to TB affected beneficiaries, increased awareness on WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) practices and advocacy with government and stakeholders for access to schemes and entitlement.

India is a country of an ancient civilization and is considered to be a pious nation. But the reallity is that today India faces many challenges when it comes to cleanliness especially in the streets, lanes, parks or other public places.

 Kalyaan Project was started by ADRA India in 2013 at Aya Na­gar, Delhi. The main objective of this project is to provide free edu­cational support to under privileged children. To cope with city financial require­ments, parents are force to go out for work to increase their family in­come, thus they can not follow up on their children’s education.

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