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PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI

by Society for Poor People Development (SPPD) Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI
PREPARE 10000 SLUM PEOPLE FACE DISASTER IN CHENNAI

Summary

The project aims to mitigate the heavy loss of lives and the properties of the communities belonging to the slums of Chennai city of India and to quicken the process of recovery through Disaster Preparedness. The focus is on the most vulnerable sections of senior citizens, the people living with disabilities, women and children. Strategy: Training on Disaster Preparedness to senior citizens, disabled, children, women. overall 10000 community members and 1000 lead volunteers will be trained.

$30,305
total goal
$28,238
remaining
22
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years

Challenge

Chennai city has quite a number of disaster prone (flood)areas, which have the heavy concentrations of the poorest and one of the most populous sections, the slum dwellers. And this year as the North East Monsoon rains are about to set in the month of October, the poor communities in the slums of the flood prone localities of Chennai here are really in a state of acute fear. The sections of senior citizens, disabled, children and women are most vulnerable.

Solution

There will be 30 trainees in each training batch. A total of 333 batches of training will cover 10000 members from the vulnerable sections. The total trained persons will be 999 in all . 3 lead volunteers will be selected from every batch. After the completion of every 5 batches, a Disaster Response Club comprising of 15 lead volunteers will be formed. All the 67 Disaster Response Clubs will be federated for coordination and link with other agencies Fire, Police, Red cross, NGOs

Long-Term Impact

A total of 10000 members of vulnerable sections of senior citizens, disabled, children and women will become trained to face disasters. They will be connected with agencies who work on disaster management and climate change.Through this the heavy losses of life and properties of the slum dwellers will be greatly reduced. Advocacy and lobbying for inclusion of disaster preparedness as one of subjects to be taught in school education. 1.5 million people of Chennai slums will be be benefited.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

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Organization Information

Society for Poor People Development (SPPD)

Location: Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu - India
Website: http:/​/​www.sppdonline.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @sppdonline
Project Leader:
Raju Joseph
Musiri, Tamil Nadu India
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