Gaja Cyclone caused widespread damaged to more than three hundred thousands of houses, million acres of cultivated lands, Costal Business and millions of Trees in the Districts of Nagapattinam, Thanjavure, Thiruvarur, Cuddalore and Pudhukkottai. People have lost their homes, their belongings and their whole means of livelihood. More than 45 people have lost their lives. This fund will be used for long term recovery and urgent relief by providing food, clothes, emergency Shelter, Drinking Water.
Many villages have been completely devastated by the Gaja Cyclone hit on 16-11-2018. People have lost their homes, their belongings and their whole means of livelihood. Small businesses, Coastal Business have been badly hit, with huge losses in property and investment. The people in Gaja cyclone affected areas need more than immediate relief material support and financial assistance for sustainable livelihood. They need long-term comprehensive support to put their lives back.
This project aims to focus on a village in Nagapattinam district that has been devastated by the Gaja cyclone hit, and implement a long-term development plan to empower the community to serve its own needs. The project will assist reconstruction of homes and also help to restore people's means of sustainable livelihood, increase their income levels significantly and enhance their financial literacy. It will also address immediate relief materials, health, education, clean energy and environment.
The project will ensure sustainable development of the community. It will enhance financial security of the people, increase their income levels, and assist long- term rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts. It will also help to ensure a cleaner and greener community which is eco-friendly and energy self -sufficient.