Help Flood Victims in Bihar



Since the terrible floods caused by the Kosi River a couple of years ago relief has been sporadic, and the monsoon rains are here again.The soil has become infertile. Water is polluted. Houses damaged.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Sometimes the larger aid agencies lack the local knowledge to be effective on the ground. People First is able to work directly with local people and genuine grass roots organisations and provide them with the assistance they need. We need urgently to install deep water handpumps, provide new livestock,help repair damaged houses,and help expand preventative health care programmes. Blankets and medicines are still needed.

How will this project solve this problem?

People First a local organisation is uniquely placed to ensure aid and assistance actually reaches those who are in the greatest need. The priorities are clean water, preventative health care, housing and an opportunity for victims to earn an income

Potential Long Term Impact

Of course this is primarily an humanitarian appeal. But through education about new organic farming methods and the constructive involvement of committed local organisations a framework can be built for positive and lasting change

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $12,675

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $12,675 .  The original project funding goal was $12,675.

Additional Documentation

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


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Nick Hansen

Project Liason Officer
Bodhgaya Gaya, Bihar India

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Map of Help Flood Victims in Bihar
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