Sewa and our partners are involved in all three stages of disaster recovery around the world: rescue (72 hours), relief (3 months) and rehabilitation (3-5 years).
Sewa and our volunteers have served during the relief phase of Hurricane Katrina (2005), Superstorm Sandy (2012), Bastrop, TX Wildfire (2011), and Colorado Floods (2013). Sewa through its US Chapters participated in the settlement of 80,000 refugee asylees from Bhutan from 2008-2013.
Service for United States
Nearly 19,000 homes were damaged, and over 1,500 were destroyed
3 million affected
1000 dead, million affected
Sewa provided grants for relief and rehabilitation after Haiti Earthquake (2011), Pakistan Floods (2010, 2011, 2012), Japan Earthquake (2011), Philippines Typhoon Hailin (2013) and Pakistan Drought (2014).
After Nepal Earthquake (2015), Sewa committed to a $1 Million relief and rehabilitation package. Sewa and partner organizations volunteers provided rescue, relief and rehabilitation service to the devastated population of Nepal.
In India, Sewa together with local partners have executed more than ten major rescue and relief activities immediately after a disaster, and went on to support rehabilitation projects. See table below for a summary of activities.