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The continuous rain and subsequent flooding have left Assam and its citizens paralysed. A total of 4128 villages and localities were affected by the floods until yesterday, according to a report by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).
More than 53 lakh people have already been affected, with more than 10 lakh people being affected in Dhubri, currently the worst hit.
#Asaamfloods has created these issues with lakes of people being affected so it's my humble request to the assames to help each other in this testing times.— Dattatraya (@dattatraye) July 15, 2019
The floods tells us how to handle and overcome next time if any floods happen.
A total of 1080 relief camps/centres have been set up, providing relief to more than two lakh inmates.
People of Assam near Kaziranga please drive safely and slowly as these beautiful animals have no where to go but on the roads ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ praying hard for the rain to let up for them.#AssamFloods pic.twitter.com/mbD3cy4mv6— Vijay chourasiya (@imvijayskd) July 18, 2019
Here’s how you can help :
In order to provide relief to those affected by the destruction caused by the floods various relief funds have been set up. One can contribute to them through PayTm, Google Pay or Net Banking as well.
PayTM : The app and website both have an option to contribute for the floods. You can donate money here.
Chief Minister's Relief Fund : The state government has set up a fund for the havoc wrecked by the floods. Also this donation is exempted from the tax. You can donate to the fund here.
Contribute to CM Relief FundJuly 14, 2019
A/c Name: Chief Minister's Relief Fund Assam
A/c no: 35969660230 (SBI), Secretariat Branch
Contribute through cheque or demand draft
Milaap : One of the largest crowd funding websites, Milapp is also another platform where you can donate money for the relief fund. You can donate here.
GOONJ : Goonj is offering both monetary and non monetary help to the victims. They also have a list of requirements that you can contribute to. Apart from this they also have a list of the centres where you can drop the material. You can donate here.
Uday Foundation : This foundation too has a list of materials that can be donated, along with monetary donations. The donations can be made here.
OXFAM India : Oxfam provides complete transparency as to how and where the money is being spent. All donations can be made here.
Khalsa Aid : Operating globally, Khalsa Aid has been into philanthrophy services for a while now. You can donate for Assam here.
Wildlife Trust of India : Not just human beings but animals as well have been affected by the floods. For their rescue operations, you can donate to WTI here.
Additionally, you can also donate through Google Pay as well as order food on Zomato who will in turn use the amount to feed the number of people you contribute for.
The full report by ASDMA on the destruction caused by floods can be read here.
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