Relief materials are being distributed with the same pace as before. The affected people are now staying either in belief camps or have migrated to their relatives or friends. Hence, now the next requirement is for the shelters to these homeless. Since last few days, BAPS is intensively and extensively working on the temporary and permanent rehabilitation of these affected people. A team of senior saints and expert volunteers are currently working on the planning of the both rehabilitation.
BAPS plans to construct an earthquake resistant permanent housing structures for the affected people. BAPS team of expert structural engineers has studied many designs of such houses and is currently engaged in overall community planning. Estimated construction time for this is 8 to 10 months.
While this permanent housing will be constructed, the affected people will be provided a temporary rehabilitation in houses made of tin sheets. Each of these tin houses will provide the occupants enough privacy for their family and a shelter for coming seasons. These houses will be having a separate kitchen where the occupants can cook their own food. They will also furnished with other facilities like electricity, plumbing, utensils and cooking system.