Disaster Mitigation Institute (DMI) - India

by All India Disaster Mitigation Institute


DMI is introducing long-term social security among vulnerable poor communities who are subject to repeated disasters, most recently in the Tsunami-affected Chennai region.
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India is one of the most prone countries to experience disasters, both man-made and natural, however, it lacks centralized disaster mitigation efforts. Moreover, schemes to deal with disasters are often not productive and do not take local perspectives into account. DMI is helping the poor in disaster-prone areas to create secure mechanisms and institutions as part of a comprehensive approach to disaster preparedness and quick recovery.


DMI promotes community-based, people-centric disaster risk mitigation, bottom up, and reduce short-term dependence on the so-called ‘relief measures’.

Long-Term Impact

DMI's current focus is reaching the Tsunami victims in cthe oastal area of South India and responding the immediate needs. The long-term focus is on implementing overal disaster migitation.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).



Organization Information

All India Disaster Mitigation Institute

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat - India
Website: http:/​/​www.aidmi.org

Funded Project!

Thanks to 4 donors like you, a total of $425 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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