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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Every year since 2008, the world has become less peaceful. From climate-related disasters to long-lasting conflicts and insecurity.

we witnessed a rise in the scale and frequency of humanitarian crises, increasing the number of vulnerable people, displaced, at risk or in need of assistance.

In Syria, Yemen or South Sudan, conflicts continue to threaten and destroy the lives of millions of women, men and children, trapping them in a vicious cycle of violence, poverty and inequality.

Hunger is again on the rise, reversing years of progress. the we foundation is always helping the poor and homeless people by providing flood relief  essential things for those who’s affected by the flood or disaster .

The number of climate-related disasters has tripled in 30 years, causing harm and suffering to communities across the globe.

By the 2030s, large parts of Southern, Eastern and the Horn of Africa and South and East Asia will experience greater exposure to droughts, floods and tropical storms.

Let’s look at the numbers

  • Overall, more than 132 million people across the world need humanitarian assistance and protection as flood relief.
  • One-third of the world’s poor live in fragile and conflict-affected countries. By 2030, this share is likely to grow to one-half.
  • In 2019 the number of people who have been forced from their homes by war and persecution reached 68 million –  the highest number since World War II.
  • The number of people going hungry worldwide is growing, reaching 821 million in 2018.The number of people going hungry worldwide is growing, reaching 821 million in 2018.
  • On average, 14 million people  reported newly displaced by extreme weather disasters each year over the period 2008-2016

Health Emergency Plan

State Workshop on Strengthening Health Emergency Preparedness Plans, Manipur In September 2016, a two-day state workshop on strengthening Emergency Health Preparedness plans was organized by Sphere India with support from Relief and Disaster Management Department, Government of Manipur and Directorate of Health Services, Manipur and technical inputs from WHO, DFY, HI at Imphal.

Distribution of education kits to 400 home-locked, rural children in the super-cyclone Amphan-affected Sunderbans

West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR), in collaboration with The We Foundation, organized education relief camp in the two worst hit Amphan-affected Blocks- Kakdwip and Patharprotima of West Bengal to ensure that poor children continue their education during the difficult times. Members and Chairperson- SCPCR, Consultants, Block Development Officers, local school administration, parents of school children were present in the camp. A total of 400 school-going children received education kits (school bags, other education supplies) to encourage students to learn and practice at home. The entire distribution was done keeping in mind the COVID-19 guidelines of social distancing and proper hygiene.