GDS operates through its field units in diverse context regions of flood prone eastern UP & northern Bihar and semi arid area of Bundelkhand (UP) & Ajmer district of central Rajasthan. The climatic conditions in the above severely impact the livelihood of rural poor living in these regions. The field interventions majorly focus towards strengthening their livelihood. Relief and rehabilitation programmes are taken up as its humanitarian approach particularly in its operational areas in support with other stakeholders. Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives have highly helped to the people most in need from time-to-time.