Urgent floods appeal
URGENT FLOODS APPEAL 2009
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
This is a never – before – seen situation. Both the states, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are witnessing the worst flood due to incessant rains since the 1st of October 2009. Thousands have been rendered homeless and over 40,000 homes have been damaged alone in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. More than 150 deaths have been reported so far in the two states. The hapless victims of this catastrophe are in dire need of helping hand and will have to begin their lives from scratch when the flood waters recede.
The worst affected districts of Andhra Pradesh are Kurnool, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda, Krishna and Guntur and in Karnataka the affected districts are Bijapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Koppal, Bagalkot and Bellary. The volunteers of our local partner organization, Sewa Bharati in both the states have responded immediately. The first and foremost task is evacuation of the people from the flooded areas and bringing them to safer locations and them distribution of food through mass feeding camps at various locations. A team of Doctors too have been deployed to take care of the health issues of the flood victims.
The most urgent help include shelter and access to fresh water, food, emergency medical supplies and basic household items and our grass root volunteers in respective districts are engaged in providing immediate relief with the locally raised available resources. Plans for launching rehabilitation of the flood victims will be considered once the rescue and relief ends.
There is an urgent need to provide relief to the suffering millions. Whilst the Governments of the two states is making its own efforts in rescuing people and providing relief, the magnitude of devastation is such that additional aid and resources are required urgently to help in the relief efforts.
SEWA INTERNATIONAL, Bharat appeals the benevolent to help these unfortunate victims. Your support will help reduce the sufferings of these people in the flood affected states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, living in the remote areas. Sewa International will help the flood victims to bring back life to normal.
“WAKE UP TO THE CALL OF THE SUFFERING MILLIONS
SHARE YOUR MITE TO HELP THE MAROONED PEOPLE”
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