focus: rescue, relief and rehabilitation
about: every year in India, millions of people are affected by natural disasters. India is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world, 23 out of 29 states are multi-disaster prone regions. there is an urgent need of local institution, which can play a pro-active role in disaster management. Rapid Response covers the full spectrum of disaster management – preparedness before it strikes and response and rehabilitation after it does. it is probably India’s first non-profit dealing specifically with disaster management. some of the disaster preparedness programs are community managed disaster risk reduction, SMS based disaster preparedness and early warning system and comprehensive school safety program for children.