Flood Damage in the Mahakali Basin - June 2013

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Gori Valley Relief Operations

Gori Valley Relief Operations

Himal Prakriti [A]  [A] Himal Prakriti, located in the Himalyan state of Uttarakhand, India was set up to promote nature conservation and sustainable livelihoods. More details are available on this Website Emergency Solar Light Distribution
Himal Prakriti

Update : 23 August 2013

To meet some of the crisis needs of the affected communities Himal Prakriti and Maati Sangathan organized the purchase and distribution of dry rations and Emergency Solar lights.
The purchase of 236 units of D.Lights S2 model was supported by the Bharat Electronics Workers Union, BEL, Bangalore.
Below is a list of villages where families were provided with the emergency solar lights along with 35 kgs of dry ration:

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S.no

Name of Village

Affected Families

Families Provided Solar Lights

Distribution Pending

Surveyed

     

Date

Numbers

   

1

Khinwagaon (Shilling)

13

01/08/13

2

 

Yes

2

Mawani Dawani

24

01/08/13

1

Yes

 

3

Umaragad (Shilling)

13

01/08/13

1

Yes

Yes

4

Pyangtey

13

09/08/13

13

 

Yes

5

Garghaniya (Suring)

4

09/08/13

4

 

Yes

6

Sennar

25

19/08/13

25

 

Yes

7

Jimmi Ghat

10

19/08/13

10

 

Yes

8

Dhapha

7

19/08/13

7

 

Yes

9

Talla Dummar

34

23/08/13

35

 

Yes

10

Kulthum

36

23/08/13

31

Yes

Yes

11

Phalyanti

28

23/08/13

28

 

Yes

12

Ugrali

4

23/08/13

4

 

Yes

13

Gharudi

25

   

Yes

 

14

Mankot

22

   

Yes

Yes

15

Ranthi

24

   

Yes

Yes

 

Total Number of Beneficiary Families

161

   
 

Number of Beneficiary Villages

12

   
 

Distribution pending in (no of  Villages )

 

6

 
             
             


Fund Utilization (for emergency solar lights) to date: Rs.76630

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Purchase of Solar Lights Supported by Bharat Electronics Workers Union ,  BEL, Bangalore and Others

 

Units Received:  (D.Light, S2 Model)

Number

236

 

Distributed as on 23 August 2013

Number of Families

161

 

Balance Units Pending for Distribution

Numbers

75

   
 

Costs incurred on purchase and carriage of  Solar Lights

   
 

Cost of Purchase of Solar Lights

Rs

75950

 

Cost of Transportation (Haldwani to Munsiari) and Local Transportation

Rs

680

 

Total Cost of Purchase and Distribution

Rs

76630

 

Funds Received for Distribution of Solar Lights

   
 

From Bharat Electronics Workers Union, BEL, Bangalore

Rs

76000

 

From Other Sources

Rs

630

Images of the distribution of Emergency Solar Lights


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Figure 1 Distribution of relief material : dry rations and emergency solar lights to members of Pyangtey Village, Munsiari, District Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

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Figure 2 Receiving relief material -40 kgs dry rations and an emergency solar light for each affected family (Image (L)

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Figure 3 Details of the Dlight’s S2 Solar light http://www.dlightdesign.com/productline/s2/ (Image ©Dlightdesign

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Figure 4 Members of Himal Prakriti and Maati Collective - Organizing the relief supplies

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Figure 5 Residents of Kulthum village , with their newly received Solar lights



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Figure 6 An old woman, from a tribal community, Talla Dummar Village, with her new lantern

For more information on Himal Prakriti’s relief work kindly contact :

Ms Malika Virdi
Managing Trustee
Himal Prakriti – A Trust for Nature
Village Sarmoli, Post Munsiari,
District Pithoragarh,
Uttarakhand India – 262554
email – malika.virdi at gmail.com
Website – www.himalprakriti.org. Email -himalprakriti at gmail.com

Image Credits

  1. Maati Sangathan - Figures 2 (R) 5, 6
  2. K. Ramnaryan: Figures 1, 2 (L), 4
  3. Dlight Design - Figure 3