CHAI’s has the ability and availability for instant response in mobilizing resources and personnel to carry out  relief work, providing medical aid, psychological, social, emotional and spiritual rehabilitation and attending to hygiene and sanitation issues. 

Some of our interventions:

  • 1993   Earthquake of Latur, Maharashtra
  • 1999   Super cyclone of Orissa
  • 2001   Earth quake of Gujarat
  • 2002   Communal riots of Gujarat
  • 2004   Tsunami of Southern India
  • 2005   Floods and torrential rains of Gujarat
  • 2005   Earthquake of Kashmir
  • 2006   Floods in Andhra Pradesh
  • 2007   Orissa Flood relief
  • 2008   Orissa Communal violence
  • 2010   AP and Karnataka Flood
  • 2011   Orissa flood relief.
  • 2013   Uttarakhand flood relief
  • 2014   J & K flood relief

CHAI sets up Disaster Management Cell (DMC) to facilitate medical relief work in Uttarakhand

The Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) expressed concern and solidarity with all the affected people of Uttarakhand calamity.

A small team from Rajathsthan Uttar Pradesh Catholic Health Association (RUPCHA) and the Bijnor Diocesan Unit provided immediate relief and assistance to the people affected by the flash floods and landslides.

Deputed CHAI Doctors in Government Hospitals of Uttarakhand:  CHAI deputed 6 batches of Medical Officers/Doctors from July to December 2013. These doctors were deputed /placed in Government PHCs/CHCs/ District Hospitals as per the request of Uttarakhand government and they rendered commendable services to the affected people.

CHAI was also requested by Govt. of Uttarakhand to share the responsibility of training Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs/DAIs) in Uttarakhand. CHAI trained Two Twenty Six (226) DAIs in three districts of Uttarakhand (Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Rudraprayag).

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