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Top NGOs Working For Disaster Management in India

According to a report by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, over 80,000 people in India have lost their lives due to natural disasters in the last two decades. Cloud-to-ground lightning was one of the most devastating natural disasters in India.

Thankfully, disaster management NGOs have saved the lives of millions of people in disaster-affected areas. Still, a lot of people are not aware of the top NGOs working for disaster management in India. That’s why we decided to create a list of top disaster management organizations in India working actively in disaster-affected areas.

Disaster management NGOs in India

Read on and discover the top disaster relief organizations in India.

Rapid Response

Founded by Mr. Farukh in 2013, Rapid Response is one of the largest disaster relief organizations in India working actively to provide emergency assistance and long-term solutions to victims of disasters. Being the first NGO to deal with the disaster, Rapid Response has saved the lives of 7 lakh+ victims from 26 disasters including earthquakes, cloud bursts, cyclones.

Rapid Response is known to act immediately to the families affected by the natural disaster by providing food, cloth, and essential items along with working toward rehabilitation of the affected families.

Address: #10, Vysial Street,Heritage Town,Pondicherry

Contact number: 9884802017 

Email: info@rapidresponse.org.in

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Care India

Care India is one of the oldest disaster management organizations in India. Care has been working on social causes like disaster management, medical support, and livelihood for the unprivileged in India for over 70 years now. This non-profit organization was founded in 1946 with an aim to alleviate poverty and social injustice making this world a better place for the unprivileged.  Initially, Care India was started to empower women and girls who are affected by poverty and discrimination. 

In the past couple of years, Care India has worked in 19 different states of India while aiding thousands of people in the disaster-affected areas of India.

Address: Module No. 411, 4th Floor, NSIC-MDBP Building, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi

Phone: 011-69200000

CIN Number: U85100DL2008NPL381564

Smile Foundation

Smile Foundation is a Delhi-based non-profit organization working to enlighten the future of underprivileged children and their families affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Founded by a group of young social activists in 2002, Smile Foundation is a non-profit organization that aids for various social causes including education for the unprivileged, disaster management, and women’s upliftment. India being a disaster-prone country, Smile Foundation is known to initiate crisis management during natural disasters like tsunami, earthquakes, floods. 

From the earthquake in Kashmir in 2005 to the Uttarakhand floods in 2013, Smile Foundation has acted promptly to save the lives of thousands of disaster-affected people and facilitate their education, healthcare, and livelihood.

Address: 161 B/4, 3rd Floor, Gulmohar House, Yusuf Sarai Community Centre, New Delhi

Phone: +91-11-43123700

Email: info@smilefoundationindia.org

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The Uttar Pradesh-based NGO came into existence on October 22, 2018, with an aim to uplift the conditions of unprivileged communities battling against the cruelties prevailing in society. HindRise is known to distribute relief materials to the daily wage workers and help families affected by the COVID. HindRise also works for disaster management in the different states of India taking valuable measures to prevent disaster from impacting the lives of unprivileged people. 

Being a disaster response NGO, Hindrise has served underprivileged communities with flood relief material such as drinking water facilities, food item distribution, and healthcare and medical support during natural disasters. Join hands with HindRise to aid the people affected by natural disasters. 

Address: B-78, Block B, Sector 60, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Phone: +91-7303409010

Email: query@hindrise.org & care@hindrise.org

Help Age India

Founded in 1978, Help Age India works to improve the condition of older persons. It recently became the first and only Indian organization to be honored with the “UN Population Award 2020” for its exemplary work in the field of aging and relief efforts during the COVID pandemic. Currently aiding 138 million elderly across India, HelpAge India is addressing basic elderly needs such as medical support and action against elderly abuse to help the elderly people of India.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Helpage India is taking measures to ensure that the poor elderly & their families are vaccinated and have food to eat, so they can maintain their nutrition and immunity levels.

Address: C–14 Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi 

Phone number: 011-41688955/56

Email: headoffice@helpageindia.org

Indian NGOs for disaster management – wrapup

The above mentioned are some of the best NGOs for disaster management in India. Join hands with top NGOs in India to bring a positive change in society. Volunteer or donate to any of the above-mentioned NGOs to work for the disaster management cause.

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2 thoughts on “Top NGOs Working For Disaster Management in India

  1. good work, nice article. We have listed only a few NGOs that are doing great work in the education sector. We are sure there must be many more who are contributing towards the cause. Also, thank you for sharing the information about casa-india org

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