JIH doing relief work at large scale in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

November 12, 2014

JIH doing relief work at large scale in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, 12 Nov 2014: As has been its tradition to do relief work whenever a natural calamity or riots hit any part of the country, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has participated in relief work in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir also. Through relief camps in flood-affected districts like Srinagar, Pulwama, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Jammu, Udhampur and Reasi, Jamaat distributed food items and beddings among victims, and set up medical camps and provided free medical facilities and medicines to them.


In the very beginning of the devastating flood, Jamaat began relief work at central level with emergency aid. A team of Jamaat leaders including Secretary Mohammad Ahmed, and Rafeeq Ahmed and Abdul Ghaffar reached Srinagar on 18 Sep and visited the affected areas and took stock of the situation. On return to Jamaat headquarters in Delhi, they chalked out plan for relief.


Jamaat has distributed ration kits comprising rice, vegetables, oil, pulse and drinking water besides utensils and other household items. Blankets were also distributed among victims. A consignment of 5000 more blankets is being sent to Srinagar.


Meanwhile, Central Secretary for Social Service, Mohammad Shafi Madani also visited affected areas Jammu and Kashmir from 5-8 November, assessed relief work and drew attention of volunteers towards rehabilitation work.


Jamaat is working on the following rehabilitation measures:

1. Repair and Construction of 500 homes: In 1st phase, 100 homes will be constructed and 200 others repaired.

2. Repair and Construction of mosques and maktabs

3. Requirements of schools and students

4. Financial aid to small businessmen

5. Help for farmers

6. Legal aid


During his trip, Shafi Madani also met leaders of various organizations in Jammu and Kashmir and discussed relief and rehabilitation measures. He suggested formation of a coordination committee which was appreciated by others.


Earlier, a team of Ideal Relief Wing, Kerala sent there soon after the flood hit the state assisted in relief and rescue operations. The team provided medical assistance at a large scale and distributed medicines worth about Rs 10 lakh. Due to flood water, garbage was piling up in various areas but the administration was not working to remove the garbage. Volunteers of Jamaat with support of local residents carried out cleanliness drive in the areas.

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  1. asma patel

    Did not flood happen month ago. Can you please putsome of yuor
    Charity in picture with name of place like other locle are doing it. So when people see them they have incouragement to give you because seeing is beliving. Not critisizing but that one thing only happen in one day

  2. parwezjamal

    Allah app ko ajar de,best wishes to jamat and followers.Amin


    Allah aap tamaam hazraath ko iss kaam ka bharpoor ajar ataa farmaye.

  4. waheed ahmed

    Mashallah very good work. Allah give Ajar and We must support thru Volunteers and donations to carry on such a noble cause.

  5. Firaz Ali

    Jamat Islami Hind MashahAllah Continuous doing Khidmat e Qalq , But unfortunately their news is not in Papers nor Telecast them …In This world People may ask the proof where these people spending the collection and where they are doing their projects….Bad Luck …But sure they may get credit in Aakhirat .

  6. Mohammad asif

    Jazak Allah Khair, Doing great job,,,,

  7. MaLik NaVeed

    Ma Shaa Allah
    Keep it Up JIH n JIJK..