|Kashmir Earthquake 2005|
|Relief and Rehabilitation Efforts|
|Acknowldgement by Government of India|
The Kalgidhar Society is often among the first on the scene when disaster strikes. Officers are trained to meet all kinds of emergencies by providing food, shelter, clothing and spiritual comfort..
The Kalgidhar Society's Goals in Emergency Disaster Services: When The Kalgidhar Society initiates a disaster relief operation, the first aim is to meet the basic needs of those who have been affected. Even at this level, The Kalgidhar Society's goals are to offer:
- Material comfort
- Physical comfort
- Emotional comfort
- Spiritual comfort
The Kalgidhar Society's Emergency Disaster Service Activities The Kalgidhar Society provides numerous disaster relief services. The Kalgidhar Society has the ability to provide both immediate emergency assistance and long-term recovery help. Emergency response services are activated on short notice, while long-term recovery is strategically planned in response to the situation, through working and partnering with many other community entities.
Food Service The most visible of The Kalgidhar Society's disaster services is the delivery of meals and drinks to disaster victims and emergency workers. Food may be prepared and served at congregate feeding sites.
Emergency Shelter The Kalgidhar Society provides shelter in a facility identified by the local emergency management personnel.
Cleanup and Restoration The Kalgidhar Society supports people as they restore and rebuild after a disaster.
Disaster Social Services The Kalgidhar Society provides direct financial assistance to disaster victims through a system of trained caseworkers. This assistance is available for:
- Essential living supplies, such as food, clothing, medicine, bedding, or baby products
- Emergency housing needs
- Disaster-related medical or funeral expenses
The Kalgidhar Society's relief and rehabilitation efforts have been acknowledged by Govt. of India's Ministry of Home Affairs.