Health
 India
Project #861

Help prevent disease and starvation in India

by CARE
Vetted

Summary

CARE plans three phases of response: initial, mid-term, and long-term. We are distributing large volumes of locally procured relief supplies to flood-affected people in hard-hit coastal areas.
$420
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
11
years active

Challenge

1.2 million along the eastern and southern coasts were affected. CARE has reached roughly 50,000 people with emergency supplies and aim to reach at least 50,000 more people.

Solution

CARE is distributing water purification materials and oral rehydration salts to stave off water-borne diseases; also clothing, plastic sheeting for temporary shelter, sleeping mats and sheets, hygiene materials, cooking utensils and basic medicines.

Long-Term Impact

Prevent water-borne diseases and starvation. Provide temporary shelter. Address psychosocial trauma.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.careusa.org
Asia Quake Disaster

Organization Information

CARE

Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.care.org
Project Leader:
Susan Davis
Atlanta, GA United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 3 donors like you, a total of $420 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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