Uttarakhand Emergency Coordination Update (27.06.2013)

1. Information Development: 
The work on information development of affected areas is expedited by IAG and Sphere India. Please find attached:

Updated Response Matrix
List of damages in affected villages
List of casualities in kedar Ghati

Sources: Members, Partners and community representatives. This is work in progress. More specific information is being developed and will be shared as regular updates.

2. Sphere Focal Point Network:
Please find attached the matrix of Sphere Focal points. We invite interests from partner organisations or community representatives to volunteer as Sphere Focal Point for respective areas. Sphere India and IAG will take decision on the appointment of focal points for the particular area and updated sheet will be shared regularly.

What is Expected from Sphere Focal Point:

  • Commitment to visit to affected communities and camp locations in your area from time to time and report back telephonically to Sphere India office the information as per the formats given from time to time.
  • To be available telephonically most of the time.
  • The work is voluntary in nature.

3. Mapping and Logistics groups are meeting today to work on  respective draft strategies.

4. Logistics Focal Point:    Uday (uday@sphereindia.org.in , +91 9823038219)  has  joined the team  voluntarily  as SI Focal Point Logistics. He will be based in Dehradun and assist IAG coordinator Mr. Doval.
The logistic support for transportation of relief assistance is available through NDMA (NDRF) every alternate day from New Delhi. It is expected from NGOs to share the details of relief package with size and weight to enable this. Uday can be contacted for this coordination.

5. Volunteers: We are looking for volunteers: experienced professionals and students from Academic Institutions (Disaster Management, MSW, other streams). Please express interest to Ms. Chemmet Lamo at chhemet@sphereindia.org.in or +918130660269)