Providing Relief Work
Temple from where all the relief material was being distributed by Sukarya volunteers in Pudhunadukuppam village during the 2004 Tsunami in Chennai
Natural disasters spare no one. Thousands of people loose their homes, loved ones and their hope. Sukarya works with other organisations to provide relief work whererequired.
After the Tsunami disaster, Sukarya team of volunteers at Injanbakam Temple, Chennai started the initial relief work by providing food and other important materials to the people. 250 Kilograms of essential materials like water, food items, medicines, clothes etc. was air lifted from Delhi through Sahara Airways.
A team of six Sukarya volunteers also reached Chennai to survey the affected area. They identified Pudhunadukuppam village in need of relief assistance. Essential food items, utensils, clothes, blankets, medicines etc. were provided to all the families of this village. Additionally, a financial assistance of Rs. 500/- was also provided to the families who were left without any male earning member.
During the Gujrat earthquake we helped in running of the primary and secondary school normally by providing tents for establishing classrooms and principal’s office etc. in Khodu village of Surinder Nagar district.