Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation Programme

Disaster Management Program

SSS, aiming at reducing the destruction and saving the lives of the catastrophic stricken people,    has been implementing disaster management program for the welfare of the group-members and organization for a long time, which in a real sense come forward with relief and rehabilitation assistances to tackle down the unexpected misery and losses. Both manmade and natural disasters ruin the assets and lives and fluctuate our economy and development growth.

 

The organization makes the target people aware about the unexpected disasters, especially in the weekly group meetings before the disaster, as a result preparedness and precautions decrease damages, save the lives and hold up the prosperity of them.  Likewise, SSS always stands by the disaster-stricken members with reliefs and grants. It also provides them with necessary food, clothes, medicines and soft loan (disaster management creadit) and organizes demand-based free medical camps. Along with the members, SSS affords support and services to the other families in the disaster affected area.

In 2020-21, SSS spent Tk. 23.76 lac on relief and rehabilitation activities for 101 families under the program. In the same direction, up to date, the cumulative disbursement of disaster management credit stood at Tk. 102 crore.

 

SSS Contribution to Relief and Rehabilitation Activities

Extended Community Climate Change Project-Flood (ECCCP-Flood)

Extended Community Climate Change Project—Flood (ECCCP—Flood), a specialized project on climate change, was added up in the activities breadth of the organization to increase resilience of the poor, marginalized and climate vulnerable communities toward the adverse effects of climate change in flood prone areas on 10 November 2020. SSS has been putting the project into operation in Nayanagar and Ghuserpara Unions of Melandaha Upazilla and Goalerchar, Belgachha and Patharsi Unions of Islampur Upazilla under Jamalpur District through Melandaha, Islampur and Hajrabari Branches of the organization, financed by PKSF with three years and six months duration.

Pointed out, ECCCP-Flood is in general a new version of the previous Community Climate Change Project (CCCP) of SSS was implemented in Balizuri Union of Madarganj Upazilla under Jamalpur District, with financial support from PKSF to increase the capabilities of the people to reduce the damages from climate change from October 2014 to December 2016.

The activities under the project include: lifting up homestead, installing flood-resistant tube-wells and sanitary latrine, setting up shed with podium (mancha) of goat and lamb, rearing goats and lambs, extending hybrid and flood-tolerant crops, vegetables and fruits cultivation, providing financial and technical services, organizing meetings, trainings and workshops, and so on.

 

Information on ECCCP-Flood

SL. Particulars Target

(In 2020-21)

 

Achievement

(In 2020-21)

Cumulative

(on 30 June 2021)

1. No. of District 01
2. No. of Upazilla 02
3. No. of Union 05
4. No. of Beneficiaries   4000  
5. Lifting up Homestead (No.)   263  
6. Installing Tube-wells (No.)      
7. Installing Sanitary Latrine (No.)      
8. Setting up Shed with Podium (No.)      
9. Demonstration of Goat and Lamb Rearing on Podium (No.)      
10. Demonstration of Flood-Tolerant Crops Cultivation (No.)   149  
11. Organizing training and workshops (No.)      
12. Credit Disbursement (No. of Families)      
13. Credit Disbursement (Tk.)   95,19,000.00  
14. Arranging Meeting (No.)      
15. Organizing Training and Workshop (No.)   127  
16. Organizing Training and Workshop

(No. of Participants)