HUDCO’S Techno-Financial Assistance for Rehablitation/ Reconstruction Programme
for Areas Affected by Natural Disasters and Calamities
The country is affected by various natural calamities like earthquake and land slides
in the hilly terrains of Northern and North-Eastern States and the Kutch region
of Gujarat, Koyna and Latur of Maharashtra; cyclone, sea erosion and flooding in
the coastal States and flood prone damage in many States. After each of these natural
calamity, substantial damage to property and life takes place, rendering large number
of families homeless and communities without basic and social and utility infrastructure.
As a part of the rehabilitation for the affected people and reconstruction, repair
and retrofitting programmes and other requirements taken up by various State Governments,
HUDCO has extended its special financial and technical assistance for rehabilitation
housing and other programme. HUDCO’s assistance has helped in the rehabilitation
of 41.44 lakhs (4.1 million) families affected by natural calamities.
HUDCO has always extended its helping hand in times of crises due to natural calamities
like earthquakes, lanslides, cyclone, flooding, sea erosion and tsunami etc in various
parts of the country. Consequent upto these natural calamities, substantial damage
to property and assets takes place, rendering large number of families homeless.
HUDCO has contributed technically as well through its financial support for the
rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected families.