The cyclone Gaja crossed coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam of Tamil Nadu with wind speed of 100 - 120 kmph . The cyclonic storm caused considerable damage both to human lives and infrastructure. The affected areas of the cyclone are Nagapattinam , Thiruvarur , Tanjore , Pudukkottai and Cuddalore districts of Tamil Nadu.
Our project focus on the most effected part of Vedaranniyam and Thalainayar block of Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu. The cyclone claimed overall death toll to 7, around 100 livestock, series damages to coconut & mango trees, jasmine farms and fisher men boats. Nearly 70% of the people live in thatched roofing; the cyclone has ripped off the roof of their houses as well cattle sheds. The electric poles has been damaged and left the people in darkness.
We work with National Mother & Child Welfare Organization to support the local community. Provide the community with needed basic materials for their day-to-day life. The relief package will be provided for 500 Families - Candle box , Sleeping mat - Tharpalin sheets for roofing - Toiletries , Basic medicine - Rice 5 kg, Dhal 2 kg, oil ,etc.
The project will support the community to come out of the panic situation and helps the people to rebuild their lives.