Relief & Rehabilitation

When the need arises, the trust has been providing relief and rehabilitation to the victims of a series of natural disasters—cyclone, floods, fire victims.. For the past few years DEED TRUST helping hand reached out to those in need.

 

In November and December 2015 heavy rain from a deep tropical depression came through the Bay of Bengal and hit the south eastern coast of India. Heavy rains persisted for several weeks, causing severe flooding in Cuddalore, Chennai, Pondicherry and surrounding areas that claimed the lives of 470 people, and the displacement of over 1.7 million people. The flooding caused widespread damage to almost 1 million acres of farmland and horticulture crops, and approximately 100,000 livestock includes cattle, poultry, goats, pigs dead. Most of them lost their houses.

flood damage  flood damage

DEED started the relief operations during early stage itself. Specifically, DEED started its relief service in Kurinjipadi, Vadalur, Neyveli, Pudupalayam and other Surrounding villages in Cuddalore District and Edayarpalayam, Ariyankuppam, Thavalakuppam, Jelagandeshwar Nagar in Puducherry district. With the support of volunteers Food was cooked and supplied to the villages in Pondicherry and Cuddalore area.

Food Packs Distributed to Flood Victims

Bedsheets, Cloths, Dry rations