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Goalpara Flood Relief and Rehabilitation

GOALPARA FLOOD RELIEF AND REHABILITATION

Center for Rural Development, ASSAM

$ 10,000 (2014)

Long-term Rehabilitation of people who have been severely affected by floods in Sept 2014 in 6 villages between Agia and Lakhipur in Goalpara district, on the banks of the Brahmaputra river in central Assam.  

STRATEGIES

  • Minimal repair of severely damaged houses before Winter
  • Repair units with handloom equipment to restore critical livelihood of weaving
  • Replace livestock to restore livelihood to families without handloom units

 

IMPACT

  • Construction of raised platforms in villages for shelter in floods
  • Reconstruction of damaged houses in 4 villages

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