Category Archives: IAG West Bengal

REPORT OF JOINT RAPID NEED ASSESSMENT (JRNA) SOUTH BENGAL FLOOD 2017

REPORT OF JOINT RAPID NEED ASSESSMENT (JRNA) SOUTH BENGAL FLOOD 2017

State Inter Agency Group West Bengal and Department of Disaster Management, Government of West Bengal has conducted a Joint Rapid Need Assessment in the six worst flood affected districts of Southern Bengal.

The JRNA followed sectoral approaches through District and Village level assessment Tools in selected Block and Gram Panchayets as suggested by the respective District Administrations. The assessment was carried out in randomly selected 19 flood affected communities from 11 Blocks of 6 districts through various Focus Group Discussions and interview with key informants. Secondary data was collected from respective authorities at District, Block and Panchayet level during the time of assessment by the team.

The detailed JRNA report on South Bengal Flood-2017 can be accessed at  JRNA Report of SOUTH BENGAL Flood 2017

IAG-WEST BENGAL EMERGENCY COORDINATION MEETING (24th July, 2017)

IAG- WEST BENGAL EMERGENCY COORDINATION MEETING (24th July, 2017)

Since 21st July 2017 night, Southern Districts of West Bengal namely – South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, East Medinipur, Hooghly, Howrah, West Medinipur, Birbhum, West Burdwan and East Burdwan are experiencing Heavy Rainfall (a rainfall data is attached as an annexure). Many low laying areas of Southern Bengal are now under water.

Judging the situation, State IAG West Bengal has issued First SitRep on 23rd of July 2017 and called an emergency coordination meeting on 24th of July 2017 at IAG Secretariat. Meeting Chaired by Mr. Aloke Kr. Ghosh, Convener, State IAG West Bengal.

The detailed meeting minutes can be accessed at 24.07.2017_STATE IAG WEST BENGAL EMERGENCY COORDINATION MEETING – 1