SEEDS is responding to Assam floods in the times of COVID-19
Usually, states in the north-east region of India get flooded in the monsoon season every year but this time, the state of Assam has experienced the worst flooding in the last decade affecting over 3.6 million people and claiming 60 lives as on July 16, 2020. Millions of families are battling with the intense flood situation coupled with the challenges of ongoing coronavirus pandemic and require urgent humanitarian aid.
The affected communities are facing this threat over and above the ongoing COVID crisis, and are in desperate need for support.
With extensive damage to houses, affected families need to start rebuilding from day one, in order to have a roof above their heads. This is critical given the continued rains in these areas. Immediate support for repairing homes and getting basic home utilities are thus the next priorities that we are helping impacted families with.
SEEDS is reaching out to 100,000 affected people in Assam with their immediate needs for water, health and hygiene. Join hands with SEEDS as we reach out to the worst affected families, sowing the seeds of hope and renewal in their lives.
It’s not easy to mount humanitarian response programmes in the midst of lockdown. Our response has been truly localised in action! Partners and local communities in different corners of India are helping reach the most vulnerable – even through boats if needed!
SEEDS stands with Assam!
SEEDS is responding to Cyclone Amphan in times of Covid-19!
On 20 May 2020, extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Cyclone Amphan’ made landfall near Sagar Island in West Bengal. In India Over 5 lakh people were evacuated in the cyclone’s path, with districts of with East Midnapore, South 24 Parganas and Kolkata are worst-affected. Thousands of families are suffering through one of the most intense cyclones with coronavirus pandemic at the hindsight and require urgent humanitarian aid.
With extensive damage to houses rebuilding for the affected families begins from day 1.other issues are immediate homes repair support, survival with food, safe drinking water, hygiene items, basic home utilities and medicine is the key.
Join hands with SEEDS as we reach out to the worst affected families, sowing the seeds of hope and renewal in their lives.