Thailand Flood Relief Fund

 
$25,883
$4,117
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Major flooding has occurred in Thailand during the 2011 monsoon season, most severely in the Chao Phraya but also in the Mekong River basin. The floods have killed over 500 people, affected millions of people, and caused damages estimated to be up to $5.1 billion. We are working with several organizations in the region to provide emergency and long-term relief.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The flooding has covered over six million hectares of land, about 300,000 hectares of which is farmland. The flooding spans 58 provinces, from Chiang Mai in the North to parts of the capital city of Bangkok near the mouth of the Chao Phraya. Locals have described it as "the worst flooding yet in terms of the amount of water and people affected".

How will this project solve this problem?

GlobalGiving is partnering with several organizations on the ground to provide emergency aid and long term relief to victims, including the Foundation For Life, Global Vision International Charitable Trust, World Vision, and more. We will post updates on how these funds have been used so that you can see the impact that your donation has had.

Potential Long Term Impact

Major disasters always require a huge amount of support to provide relief and long term recovery efforts. In this case, these initial funds will help survivors and victims get necessary services. Over time this fund will transition to support longer term recovery efforts.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $25,883
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $4,117
Total Funding Goal: $30,000

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Organization

GlobalGiving

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

Project Leader

Britt Lake

Washington, D.C. United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Thailand Flood Relief Fund
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