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Estimate of Affected Local Families in Uttarkashi
Relief and Rehabilitation

AID is working with HESCO (Himalayan Environmental Studies & Conservation Organization) on short term relief and long term rehabiliation. Here is a preliminary estimate prepared by HESCO for 4 blocks in Uttarkashi district.

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Uttarkashi Flash Flood 2013

Block

Village

House Fully Damaged

House partially  Damaged

Affected Families

Bhatwari

Joshiyara

60

0

600

Tiloth

10

22

32

Mandau

7

0

15

Tambakhani

7

1

18

Balmiki Basti kedrghat

0

18

 

Balmiki Basti Barahat

0

45

45

Ujeli

 

 

 

Bhailura

7

0

11

Thalan

1

0

 

Kishanpur

0

0

0

Mangalpur

3

0

3

Gangori

4

0

4

Maneri

4

0

4

Naluna

3

0

3

Pilang

6

0

6

Malla

1

0

1

Siror

1

0

1

Silkura

3

 

 

Sainj

1

 

 

Didsari

7

0

15

Bhatwari

 

 

 

Dunda

Matali

10

2

27

Raturisera

0

2

17

Athali

0

0

50

Chamkot

0

0

30

Nakuri

2

0

2

Bandarkot

8

0

8

Singoti

1

0

4

Udari

5

8

15

Siri

0

10

10

Matti

0

0

0

Dhaneti

0

0

15

Bagi

0

5

10

Bharkot

0

5

25

Thandi/Sem

0

0

25

Kamad

0

4

15

Naugaon

Kharadi

3

0

3

Total

154

122

1014

 
Documentary on Rivers in Uttarakhand (2012)
Relief and Rehabilitation

A short documentary on the rivers in Uttarakhand made by volunteers of India Friends Association in 2012. 

   

 

AID is supporting the Relief & Rehabilitation work by Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization. Here is a report by HESCO on the Uttarakhand disaster.

 
AID Supports Ecological Farming in Punjab
Agriculture

 

AID supports Women's Initiative of ecological farming in Punjab. To learn about the agricultural efforts that AID has initiated and supported click here .

 
AID Launches Do-A-Site-Visit Campaign
Volunteerism

AID volunteers will visit at least 50 projects across India between June and Dec 2013. Join the campaign and visit one of our inspirational partners.

monsoon_clip2.jpg "Only when I saw the rocky hills of Barwani, MP, with one lonely road going through, was I able to visualize how villagers trek these hills on foot carrying pregnant women in hammocks to the nearest medical facility. "Inconvenience" had a whole new meaning here."- Asti (volunteer from Bay Area)

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Dr Ramanjaneyulu Tours Through AID Chapters
Agriculture

Food production and condition of farmers are profound issues facing India today. Dr.Ramanjaneyulu is one of the prominent activists tackling these issues in India, through pioneering work with small farmers and pesticide-free agriculture in A.P., Maharashtra and Punjab, and through campaigns related to farmer suicides and farmer-friendly policies. As a scientist who quit his job in Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to work closely with farmers, he was featured prominently in Satyameva Jayate program by Aamir Khan.dr_ramoo.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ramanjaneyulu is traveling through AID chapters to talk about susaintable agriculture in India. He was a keynote speaker at the AID national conference in Charlotte 

June 4-6: Washington DC
June 7: 6:45 pm @ TP Entertainment Studio, 1553, Suite 1600, Lower Level, Route 27, Somerset, New Jersey
June 8: 6pm - 8pm @Glass Pavilion -- Johns Hopkins University,  3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
June 8: 2pm, GMU, Johnson Center Room F, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA - 22030 Contact: Ashwini - 703-894-7965, Balaji - 301-367-3144

June 9: 4pm @ 99 Madison Ave, 15th Floor NY 10016 (btw 29th & 30th St) New York

 

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