Young women activists recovering from cyclone

A microproject by ActionAid USA
Young women activists recovering from cyclone


When a cyclone hit their town in India, this group of young women leaders had to shift to emergency mode. Donate today to help them recover from the storm and continue their activism!

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When Cyclone Fani hit India in May 2019, more than 1 million people had to be evacuated. Many homes were damaged or destroyed, and at least 72 people were killed. Alongside local partners and government, we've been coordinating relief and recovery efforts, helping communities impacted to receive the resources they need most.


Among those affected are 261 young women activists. We've been working with this group of young leaders for years across seven informal settlements of Bhubaneswar in Odisha, India, as they fight for their right to safety, health, and decent work. Now, they need our support. Join us in providing these activists with emergency resources - hygiene kits, mosquito nets, and sleeping mats - as they get back on their feet.

Long-Term Impact

ActionAid's response is community-driven, women-led, and rights-based, which means your donation today invests in change that lasts. Donations beyond the scope of ActionAid's Cylone Fani response may be used for disaster recovery and resilience efforts where needed most.


Organization Information

ActionAid USA

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @actionaidusa
Project Leader:
Rachel Carle
Washington, DC United States

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