Kerala devastated by floods

by ActionAid USA
Kerala devastated by floods
Distributing cots to affected communities
Distributing cots to affected communities

This year, the state of Kerala has experienced its worst monsoon season since 1924. The severe flooding and landslides affected over 5 million people and displaced over 1.4 million people. Thanks to your support, emergency relief was provided to over 2,000 households!

ActionAid’s work is not over in Kerala. Since October, ActionAid has focused efforts on recovery. In order to meet humanitarian needs and provide communities with lasting stability, ActionAid is supporting communities as they rebuild – both their infrastructure and livelihoods.

ActionAid’s team is comprised of local community members and staff. They are actively building improved shelters, regenerating the agriculture sector, and providing small grants so that people may rebuild their communities and livelihoods. 30 shelters have been completed and more water tanks and purifiers are to be distributed. However, there is still much to be done.

With your support, ActionAid was able to provide relief services to thousands of individuals. In order to provide resources to even more communities and help them recover, we need to raise more support funding.

By sharing our project with your network of friends and family, you can help us to make recovery a reality for more affected communities.

Thank you for your support, it has a huge impact.

Water purifier units being distributed
Water purifier units being distributed
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Thanks to the support of generous people like you, survivors in Kerala are receiving urgently-needed mattresses, clothes and hygiene kits in relief camps TODAY.

At ActionAid, staff are from the country in which they work - and this makes a huge difference. Our Indian colleagues have a deep understanding of the area, the resources available, the language of the community, and collaborate with the government and other non-profits. In an emergency, our model of locally-rooted leadership saves time, resources, and ultimately lives.

We’re working to reach 45,000 people over the next few weeks in the most affected and most isolated districts – but we still need to raise more funds to make this happen.

Will you share our project with just three friends to make this emergency response possible?

Your support makes a world of difference. Thank you.

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ActionAid USA

Location: Washington, DC - USA
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Project Leader:
Rachel Carle
Washington, DC United States

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