India Humanitarian Emergency

Country Population:

1311.1 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

India is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. The intensity and frequency of disasters such as floods and earthquakes have increased in the last decade, often leaving large numbers of people in need of humanitarian assistance. Growing vulnerability to natural disasters risks can be associated with factors such as population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation, environmental degradation and climate change. When disasters occur, UNFPA supports national and sub-national authorities with the provision of sexual and reproductive health services and distributes dignity kits to meet the urgent hygiene needs of affected people.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need


Women of reproductive age


Pregnant women


Young people


Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services

Number of older persons aged 65+ reached with SRH services

Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities

Dignity Kits distributed

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • -Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • -Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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