Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Disaster Mitigation

HUDCO’S Techno-Financial Assistance for Rehabilitation/ Reconstruction Programme for Areas Affected by Natural Disasters and Calamities

The country is affected by various natural calamities like earthquake and landslides in the hilly terrains of Northern and North-Eastern States and the Kutch region of Gujarat, Koyna and Latur of Maharashtra; cyclone, sea erosion and flooding in the coastal States and flood prone damage in many States. After each of these natural calamity, substantial damage to property and life takes place, rendering large number of families homeless and communities without basic and social and utility infrastructure. As a part of the rehabilitation for the affected people and reconstruction, repair and retrofitting programmes and other requirements taken up by various State Governments, HUDCO has extended its special financial and technical assistance for rehabilitation housing and other programme. HUDCO’s assistance has helped in the rehabilitation of 41.44 lakhs (4.1 million) families affected by natural calamities.

HUDCO has always extended its helping hand in times of crises due to natural calamities like earthquakes, landslides, cyclone, flooding, sea erosion and tsunami etc in various parts of the country. Consequent upto these natural calamities, substantial damage to property and assets takes place, rendering large number of families homeless. HUDCO has contributed technically as well through its financial support for the rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected families.