CEE responded to Kashmir 2005 earthquake in phase wise manner. In the first phase main focus was on education, shelter and capacity building to meet the immediate rehabilitation needs in Baramulla and Kupwara the worst hit districts. Phase II addressed to mid- and long-term rehabilitation and recovery needs. CEE is now working on school safety and disaster preparedness in five disaster prone districts. CEE has also taken up community based disaster preparedness and village level contingency planning in Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Srinagar districts.