Responding to Assam floods in the times of Covid-19
This monsoon, the state of Assam has experienced the worst flooding in the last decade affecting over 3.6 million people and claiming 60 lives. Around 1.1 million people together are affected in the Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Barpeta and Morigaon districts. Millions of families are battling with the intense flood situation coupled with the challenges of ongoing coronavirus pandemic and require urgent humanitarian aid.
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.
Ration Kit – Rs. 1000
To help feed a family of five with ration kit consisting of a wheat flour, rice, pulses, oil, spices, salt, soybean, sugar, tea leaf and milk powder.
Safe Drinking Water – Rs. 3500
To support a cluster of families with safe drinking water through local disinfection and repair of local water sources.
Hygiene Kit – Rs. 1500
To ensure dignity for a family and protect it from coronavirus and poor sanitary conditions. It comprises reusable masks, toothbrushes and paste, towels, sanitary pads, nail cutter, bathing and washing soap, buckets and mug.
Home Utility Kit – Rs. 4000
To enable a family to cook and rest. It comprises plates, glasses, bowl, spoons, lighter; and bedding items like floor mat, bed sheet and solar lamp with USB charger.