Cyclone Vardha Chennai- Relief and Rehabilitation

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Cyclone Vardha arrived even as the people of Chenni, Kancheepuram and Tiruvllur districts were attempting to erase the dark memories of December deluge of 2015. It came, it shook, it destroyed. Most affected are the slum people We are planning to provide immediate help to rebuild their homes and lives. Provide relief materials, psycho social counseling for children traumatized by this experience. Plant 2000 trees. Provide disaster management skills. 200 most affected families will benefit.

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Sholinganallur Pallam near IT Highway is the worst affected slum, 5000 families migrated from other slums due to eviction live here in huts. They lost their huts or roofs. Heavy rains, knee-deep water strong winds, darkness and asbestos sheets and tiles flying and crashing against each other scared and traumatized all the children. After Chennai floods 2015 they have started fresh but families are back to square one amid black future. They need immediate help to rebuild their huts and lives


Partial help to rebuild the houses and relief materials like food materials, utensils, bed sheets for 200 families. Counseling through recreational activities for 500 children, planting 2000 trees in 40 slums, disaster management skills for 500 women, helping 500 families to get government and non-governmental help for relief and rehabilitation. Planting 2000 trees in 40 slums. Help to rebuild livelihood sources for 500 women. Health camps and reference medical help for 5000 families.

Long-Term Impact

The project will help 200 families to rebuild their houses and lives. Help 500 children have recreational activities to come out of their traumatized experience. 500 families will get government and non-government relief and rehabilitation help. 500 women learn the disaster management skill to face future disasters. 2000 native variety trees will be planted in our working are to compensate the loss and protect the environment.



Organization Information

Center for Women's Development and Research

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
K. R. Renuka
Director, C.W.D.R
Chennai, Tamil Nadu India

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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