Help us save lives in Uttarakhand!

by Oxfam India

Programme activities in Uttarakhand

  • Dry food ration packets to 1,376 households (target 1,500): Packets consist of rice, wheat flour, pulses, mustard oil, and spices (14 August 2013)
  • NFI and Hygiene kit to 1,721 households (Bucket and mug, blankets, candleand match box, tarpaulin and ground sheets, solar lamps, bathing and washingsoap, sanitary cloth and biscuits.
  • Transitional shelter along with latrines for 225 households – procurement ofshelter kit has begun; identified 119 targeted households through communityprocess.
  • Sanitation facilities: Construction of 50 household latrines against targeted 150is ongoing (total target along with shelter support is 375) .
  • Emergency food security and livelihood – 1,170 households (Unconditionalcash transfer and cash for work). Cash transfer work starting from 15th August in3 villages.
  • Public health promotion in collaboration with government health departmentand ICDS centre and schools.
  • Support to 20 affected ICDS centres targeting children in affected areas:transitional shelter support, safe water and sanitation and biscuits support incollaboration with Ministry of Women and Child Development, GoUK, DistrictAdministration and United Nations Disaster Management Team (UNDMT)


  • Reaching the most vulnerable beneficiaries in isolated villages
  • Maintaining quality and speed. Approaching winter.
  • Operating in highly risk terrain while remaining safe, neutral and objective
  • Ensuring priority relief to vulnerable groups
  • Coordinating with minimal communication
  • Harsh weather conditions and Inaccessibility and hazardous location
  • Poor communication
  • Limited staff movement at times
  • Stressful working environment. Demanding community
  • Transporters not willing to carry goods to certain locations because of bad roads  and continuous landslides.



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Organization Information

Oxfam India

Location: New Delhi, Delhi - India
Website: http:/​/​​
Oxfam India
Project Leader:
Ranjan Bhattacharjee
New Delhi, India

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