Project information

Jammu Kashmir Flood Relief Fund

The Jammu Kashmir Flood Relief Fund helps individuals, families and whole communities recover from the Impact of flooding in Jammu and Kashmir.
Join us in repairing and rebuilding lives and livelihood of our flood affected communities.

September 2014 - October 2017

Charity information: Kashmir Development Foundation

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  • Need

    Need

    An estimated rural population of 823, 281 across 450 villages in the worst flood affected districts of Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Budgam, Rajouri, Poonch and Reasi in Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir, and over 27, 700 people in 120 villages in Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are under threat. Emergency relief supplies are running out and Himalayan cold winter is approaching fast. The victims of Kashmir Floods 2014 needs urgent help.

    Solution

    Kashmir Development Foundation (KDF) with the help of volunteers and working in partnership with local NGOs stepping up efforts to provide essential support to help affected people and communities to rebuild their lives and livelihood.
    We will support local communities in their efforts to restore community infrastructure, through a range of rehabilitation, capacity building and community enterprise projects to help in rebuilding a stronger, more resilient Jammu Kashmir.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Rehabilitation of most affected people and communities.

    Activities

    » Supply of relief goods and assistance for affected people and communities.
    » Infrastructure support and mobilisation for national and international humanitarian assistance and coordinated delivery at local level.
    » Supporting rehabilitation of community enterprises and livelihood

    Supporting 500 households in their rehabilitation and 50 most affected communities


    Aim 2

    Rebuilding a stronger, more resilient Jammu Kashmir

    Activities

    » Capacity building to prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the impacts of flooding.

    Our communities will have knowledge resources in rebuilding local economy and safeguarding environment to withstand and recover from disasters.


    Aim 3

    Building stronger partnerships and networks

    Activities

    » Facilitating partnership working and networking among local volunteers, humanitarian agencies and other stakeholders to help rebuild lives.

    Establishing a network of at least 10 local community development organisation in J&K and 3 local NGOs in AJK to work across LOC on joint initiatives.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Establishment of stronger partnership between communities, NGOs and local government to develop community led local plans providing a roadmap to assist the community to reconnect, rebuild and improve local economy, environmental recovery and reconstruction.
    Create opportunities for social enterprise development through transfer of knowledge and technologies with the help of Kashmiri Diaspora communities and facilitating volunteering for sustainable community development.

    Risk

    The Indian Government is reluctant in allowing direct international humanitarian aid for flood affected people and communities in J&K. We will mobilise international community and work in partnership with local FCRA registered NGOs to mitigate some of the structural barriers.

    Reporting

    We will provide regular updates on the progress of all projects and publish these reports via our website and social media channels.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £350,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £100,000 Emergency Relief Relief Goods and items for victims of floods
      £150,000 Rehabilitation Support rehabilitation of farms, social enterprises
      £100,000 Training and Development Infrastructure support and community development projects
  • Background

    Location

    Kashmir floods affected districts Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Budgam, Rajouri, Poonch and Reasi in J&K and in Havali, Poonch and Sudhanoti districts in AJK.

    Beneficiaries

    The project beneficiaries will be people and communities in worst affected districts Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Budgam, Rajouri, Poonch and Reasi in J&K and in Havali, Poonch and Sudhanoti districts in AJK

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Kashmir Development Foudation

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    IPSJI

    IPSJI is an FCRA registered charity and KDF has on-going established partnership with IPSJI.