ECHO Factsheet India/South Asia–August, 2012
Number of beneficiaries: 415,000
Total EU humanitarian aid to India in 2011: € 8.5 million
Total EU humanitarian aid to India as of July 2012: € 7 million
Assisting the victims of natural disasters, India being highly vulnerable to cyclones, floods, earthquakes and droughts.
Alleviating the emergency needs arising from two protracted crises:
Jammu & Kashmir and Naxal-affected areas in central India, with a special emphasis on protection, health and nutrition.
Targeting marginalized communities such as low caste groups or religious and tribal minorities, who are the hardest hit by natural and man-made disasters, but often fall through the social safety nets and get excluded from relief efforts.
Strengthening people’s resilience to natural disasters