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List of Museums in the affected area:
(The data below is based on information received but not yet confirmed by site surveys, unless otherwise indicated)

Museum
Damage or Loss
Archaeological Museum, Danish Fort, Nagappattinam, Nagappatinam District, Tamil Nadu, India Staff
no loss
Building
lightly flooded
Collection
no damage or loss
Other
no damage or loss
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Local Emergency Contacts:
Disaster Mitigation Institute
Address: 411, Sakar Five, Near Natural Cinema Ashram Road, Ahmedabad 380009, Gujarat India
Tel. +91 79 26586234, 26583607 Fax +91 79 26582962
Email : dmi@icenet.co.in
http://www.southasiadisasters.net/
Description: Disaster Mitigation Institute (DMI), India is a community based action research, action planning and action advocacy non-governmental organisation. It works towards bridging the gap between policy, practice, and research related to disaster mitigation, in an effort to link the community to the (inter)national level humanitarian scenario. To reduce disaster risk of vulnerable communities by promoting mitigation efforts, through learning and action.


National Disaster management

Address: Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs National Disaster Management Division North Block New Delhi MHA Control Room
Tel. 23092923 , 23093054 , 23092885 , 23093897 Fax 23092763 , 230937
http://www.ndmindia.nic.in/

Orissa State Disaster Mitigation Authority
Address: Rajiv Bhawan,Unit V-Bhubneswar-751001 Orissa, India
Tel. +91 674 2401773, 240769,2400369,2400458 Fax : +91 674 2401871, 2406681
http://www.osdma.org
Description: OSDMA strives to promote a culture of disaster prevention, planning, and preparedness in the state of Orissa, which is vulnerable to natural disasters such as droughts, floods and cyclones, and, a variety of man-made disasters. With the objective of making the people of the State more disaster resilient, OSDMA co-ordinates various types of disaster mitigation activities including capacity building of the community and the disaster managers, strengthening of infrastructure, etc. OSDMA works in close co-ordination with Government of India and its agencies, Government of Orissa, its various departments and agencies, the administration of all 30 districts of the State, local self government, communities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations (CBOs), bilateral and multilateral aid agencies, U.N. agencies, governments of other states in the country, specialised disaster management organisations and institutions. It seeks to forge a stronger alliance with all of them with a view to making Orissa disaster resilient.

INDESI, Indian Earthquake Safety Initiative
Address: SEED D6, Panchsheel Enclave New Delhi 110017
Tel. /Fax : 91 11 26498371 /72
E-mail: manu@seedsindia.org
http://www.indesi.net
Description: SEED, The Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society Description: The Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) is a voluntary organisation registered under the Societies Act of India. The SEEDS team comprises a group of young professionals drawn from development related fields. In addition, there is a panel of senior associates and young volunteers facilitating the various programs. Since its inception, SEEDS has been working on the path to the ideal habitat for communities - a habitat that is sustainable and safe. http://www.seedindia.org

Urban Risk Forum
Address: D-6, Panchsheel Enclave New Delhi - 110017
Tel. +91 11 2649 8371 Fax +91 11 2649 8372
E-mail: urbanriskforum@seedsindia.org
http://www.urbanriskforum.net
Description: The rise in urban risks, prompted by communities that are increasingly willing to live in vulnerable situations for economic reasons, has gained a significant role in urban planning today. Contribution to this site and practice elsewhere, show risk reduction as a path to larger urban planning and development issues. Methods such as Action Planning an concepts such as the Urban Risk - Urban Poverty link need to be talked about a lot more. To this end, the Urban Risk Forum proposes to be a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences, debates and deliberations on urban risk related issues. The forum, through innovative efforts, also proposes to publish and disseminate information material on Urban Risk.
Indian Red Cross Society
UNDP India

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