Leh Flood Relief Appeal - 2010
CLOUDBURST and FLASH FLOODS in LEH (J & K)
APPEAL for RELIEF -2010
CLOUDBURST, resulting into flash floods, triggered by sudden overnight heavy rain on the 6 August 2010, killing approximately 150 people as per latest report and over 500 people are reported missing. Many people are still believed to be trapped under debris of buildings. Five villages – Nimmo, Basgo, Shapoo, Faing and Ney, apart from Choglamsar and Leh town have been very badly hit, where all communication systems, bus stands, Hospital and many other buildings have been washed away. Leh airport inundated with mud and water has been rendered un-operable.
A distance of 150 kilometers – from Pang village on the Rohtang – Leh highway up to Nimoo on the Leh – Srinagar highway has been hit, hence the road connectivity to the city has been cut from rest of India.
SEWA INTERNATIONAL, started relief activities in association with local partner organization Sewa Bharati Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir from the early morning of August 6, 2010 by providing food and temporary shelter to the affected.
There is an urgent need to provide relief to the flood affected. SEWA INTERNATIONAL, Bharat, (a registered organization with FCRA facility) appeals whole heartedly the benevolent to help these unfortunate victims. Your support will help reduce the sufferings of these people in the flood affected area of Leh, Laddakh. Sewa International is constantly helping the flood victims to bring back their life to normal.
Laddakh is the region under J & K state and is predominantly Buddhist. SI has been serving the local community through computer training classes and supporting the construction of school and hostel building.
For further information please contact: Telephone: +91-11- 23232850, 23684445
Fax: +91 11 2351 7722
Email: email@example.com, Website: www.sewainternational.org
Please send your generous donations to:
SEWA INTERNATIONAL, 49, Deendayal Upadhyay Marg; New Delhi – 110 002
NEED YOUR SUPPORT URGENTLY