GlobalGiving Relief Fund for Myanmar Cyclone

 
$55,215 $19,785
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Summary

The donations to this fund will be distributed amongst organizations working in the field in Myanmar.These include IDE, IMC, CHF International and MADRE.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The devastating Myanmar cyclone has killed over 22000 people; thousands are still missing.The death toll is estimated to cross 100,000. A state of emergency has been declared in five regions: the capital city of Yangon, Irrawaddy, Pegu and the states of Karen and Mon. There is massive flooding, power loss, and damage to houses and other buildings.This Fund will support short-term relief and longer-term rebuilding projects.

How will this project solve this problem?

The GlobalGiving Relief Fund has been established to support the emergency relief programs of organizations in the field.These include Save the Children, IMC, IDE and CHF International

Potential Long Term Impact

Assistance will be provided to thousands of survivors of Cyclone Nargis that are lacking shelter, drinking water, power and communications.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Organization

GlobalGiving

Washington, D.C., United States
http://www.globalgiving.org

Project Leader

Manmeet Mehta

Program Officer
Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of GlobalGiving Relief Fund  for Myanmar Cyclone