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Madat : Emergency Response and Disaster Risk Reduction

Maharashtra is prone to various disasters such as drought, floods, cyclones and earthquake. 12 percent of the population lives in drought-prone areas. Once in 5 years, deficient rainfall is reported. Severe drought conditions occur once every 8-9 years. Samarthya has been engaged in following interventions to combat 


  • Facilitate to community preparedness to reduce vulnerabilities. 

  • Build capacities to resist disaster.

  • Assist in providing relief services.


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