ASSAM RELIEF WORK By Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Assam

September 1, 2012

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Assam has started relief work in the ethnic and communal riot-affected area of BTAD in Assam. Last July 2012 Communal violence took place in Kokrajhar, Chirang and Baksa districts of newly created Bodoland Territorial Council, where as many as four lakhs of people have been victimised, out of whom 80% are Muslims.

Jamaat has started relief work dividing the area into three centres and following persons have been given responsibility for different centres:

1) Chirang and Baksa District – Saiful Islam Falahi;
2. Gushaigaon and Tamarhat Area – Sofiur Rahman; and
3. Bilashi Para Sub-Division and Dhubri District – Shofiqul Islam

The Jamaat has given special attention to do the following work on priority basis:

1)      Detailed Family Survey of the Affected People;
2)      Camp and Village Survey;
3)      Providing First Aid Medical Treatment for the Affected People;
4)      Providing Relief material for the affected people as per need;
5)      Legal Aid and counselling to the affected people; and
6)      Moral teaching in the relief Camps for Child, women and men.

  • By the grace of Allah, Jamaat Medical team has provided service in the 31 Relief Camps and done check-up of 4000 patient and given medicine to them.
  • Jamaat has provided cooking utensils, mosquito nets, baby food, food items, baby clothes, Iftar and Eid Kits to over 15000 families where approximately 75000 affected people benefited and the amount spent on this work is Rs 45 lakh.
  • Counselling, Motivation, Legal work and survey are going on.
  • Jamaat has identified 65 Relief Camps at Different Places:

1) Chirang and Baksa District – 19 Camps.
2. Gushaigaon and Tamarhat Area: – 21 Camps.
3. Bilashi Para Sub-Division and Dhubri District – 25 Camps.

Where approximately 16250 families and 81250 people will be covered. Our target will be to facilitate the victims as per their need.

Shafi Madni,
Relief in charge, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, New Delhi.
Shams  Ahmed
Relief Field in charge, JIH
Central Relief Office, Beltoli, Bilashi Para, Dhubri-Assam.

N.B. – We are thankful to NGOs and Individuals for their co-operation to the Jamaat Relief Work.

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