Disaster Relief Work
A) Support to Sangli-Kolhapur Flood Victims:
Many villages were damage due to the severe flood situation in Sangli-kolhapur Districts. Most of the house holds, farm land were affected heavily due to the flood water.As soon as the unfortunate incident was known, Manavlok Organization from Ambejogai, started rescueand relief work the 13 villages of sangli district.Thease included giving support to the flood victim in terms of the distribution of free fresh daily meals,1000 sets of groceries and essential goods kits (approx. 22 tons),1000 sets of blankets & bedsheets 2000 clothes for men-women-children for their daily use, drinking water, water boxes,Medical support, ambulance service etc. as well as conducting cleaning, rescue work in the villages using JCB Machines. On August 31st & sept 1st, all manavlok workers visited the flood-hit villages from sangli and kolhapur districts respectively and distributed grocery material kits,blankets,bedsheets,drinking water etc to flood affected villagers.This support was provided to the villages of Brahmanal, Padmale, Khataw, Vasgade, Sukhwadi, Borban, Malwadi, Chopadewadi, Bhilwadi, MaujeDigras, Narsinhwadi, Rajapurwadi, Kurundwad and Kothali.
B) Killari Earthquake Relief Work
Killari earthquake was one of the deadliest earthquakes Maharashtra has seen till date. The earthquake struck at about 3.56 am on September 30, 1993. In the intraplate earthquake which measured 6.7 on the moment magnitude scale about 52 villages were destroyed, over 30,000 were injured and approximately 10,000 were killed. The earthquake left a huge hollow at Killari, which was also the epicenter, remains in place till date. The earthquake primarily affected the districts of Latur and Osmanabad, including the Ausa block of Latur and Omerga of Osmanabad.
Relief efforts by MANAVLOK:-
On knowing the news, MANAVLOK reacted immediately to the tragedy by sending relief teams & volunteers and assisted with treatment of the injured over the next several weeks. The first convoy of some vehicles loaded with relief material such as tents, blankets, food and clothing, medical supplies and temporary shelters were given by Manavlok. Basic necessities such as food, clean drinking water, clothing, blankets and tents for the survivors were organized and dispatched to the needy ones by Manavlok. From September 1993 to till date, Manavlok is operating in nearly 35 villages from this area by providing them social services in terms of agricultural support, agricultural implement distribution, health support, drinking water & sanitation, education support, conducting awareness programs & other related social causes.
C) Trupti Kitchen
Under this program two times fresh meals are provided on a daily basis to the needy beneficiaries.
From 2016 onwards, this activity is being run to support the poor and lonely elderly villagers. Currently, the program is being implemented in 19 villages benefitting 300 persons. The program is supported by Give India and Caring Friends.
So far, 3,58,102+ meals have been served to 487+ beneficiaries from 20+ villages of Ambajogai, Kaij, Dharur blocks of Beed district and Omerga, Lohara blocks of Osmanabad district have benefitted through this activity.
D) Supplying water tankers to drought affected villages
The main objective of this is to promote awareness among the people regarding the adequate use of water and help villagers by providing them fresh drinking water that will help them to survive in distressed situation. We recently implemented this activity with the help of “Thermax” in Ranmasale village from Solapur block. In first phase, based upon the needs of village, water tanker will be provided on a daily basis to the water crisis affected village. Local villagers committee will be formed who will gather information and track the progress of this activity regularly.