Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) working in Kashmir since 2004 on livelihood, youth development and governance themes has launched a relief and rehabilitation programme in 70 flood affected areas of Sumbal Sonawari in Bandipora, Pattan and Singhpora in Baramulla and in some pockets of Srinagar.
Speaking to media, Yasir Qureshi, Regional Programme Manager said that 16000 families are being targeted for relief and 10000 families for rehabilitation in three districts of Kashmir. “IGSSS is mobilizing its 350 community volunteers and 100 community leaders to facilitate the relief operations. The relief operations are expected to start in the first week of October after assessment of the affected areas is completed.”
He further added that “the relief would include WASH kits, blankets, solar lamps, dignity kits, cash for rations, school kits for children and kitchen utensils.”
Senior management of IGSSS is already camping in Srinagar to assess the situation and facilitate the relief and rehabilitation programme and have reiterated IGSSS’s commitment to be with the affected families in this hour of crisis.