South Asia Flood Relief: What's Happening and How to Help
More than 1,000 people have perished and more than 25 million have been affected as a result of the extreme rain and flooding during the 2019 monsoon season. Prolonged flooding and landslides are impacting various regions within India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar. Each of the projects below will support both initial relief efforts and long-term recovery initiatives led by our vetted nonprofit partners in the affected regions.
Donations to GlobalGiving’s South Asia Flood Relief Fund will be divided among our vetted nonprofit partners to where the need is greatest. This list of responding organizations and their recovery projects will continue to grow as our partners in the affected areas have the capacity to post projects and updates.
We believe organizations that are deeply rooted in local communities are often in the best position to provide long-term support for disaster victims. By funding the relief efforts of locally driven organizations, donations to GlobalGiving’s South Asia Flood Relief Fund have the potential to build stronger disaster-response capacity so that our nonprofit partners in the affected areas are better equipped to face future disasters.
The second wave of the coronavirus in Nepal is spreading faster than anywhere else. Hundreds of people are dying on daily basic and, many of them are dying because they can't afford the treatment. The poorest are already hit hardest by the previous lockdown and restrictions. Now with this new wave of the virus and restrictions, the future of the poorest is dark and uncertain. This project will help the poorest in whatever way it is possible to come out of this pandemic.
HOPE Emergency Response Team is acting after the recent torrential monsoon rains across South Asia, including Cox's Bazaar, home to almost one million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and 2 million local Bangladeshi.
This is an URGENT APPEAL to support communities living near Sundarbans coastal areas, whose livelihoods are being impacted because of the Cyclone Amphan and COVID-19. They have little or no access to basic food supplies and other fundamental necessity. Your support will provide emergency foods and rehabilitation assistance to the affected families. These communities are key stakeholders in helping protect our natural environment and work closely with us to conserve ecosystem across Bangladesh.
We will support 200 small business damaged by the devastation caused by Typhoon Vamco in our project areas affected before by the eruption of Taal Volcano. Most often small business such as food vending, small grocery store, raising of animals such as pigs and chickens and vegetable gardening are destroyed by floodwaters and this needs to be revived soonest since this is often the only lifeline for poor families.
This project will support Global Peace Foundation Philippines' emergency response efforts for hundreds of families affected in Sanchez Mira, Cagayan Province in the Philippines as the whole province is currently submerged in floodwater. Each family will receive emergency supplies (food and medicine), water purifier, and solar lantern to assist them as they recover and rebuild.
Thousands of people have been affected and are highly vulnerable by severe flooding in Southern and northern part of Pakistan. Recent heavy rains in Sindh,KPK and Punjab have killed dozens of people due to urban flooding and have swept away livestock, properties and valuables of worth billion of Rupees. Donations will provide immediate relief to survivors in form of supplies(food, shelter, water, and medicine) in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild.
The seven days long heavy rain in July 2019 occurred in Nepal affected range of people in hills to plain. The heavy rain trigger landslide in hills and huge amount of water in the rivers flowing to plain which has affected lives & livelihood of people including loss of productive land & perperty. Till date, more than 84 people died, 72 injured and 17 thousand homeless. Hectares of land silted and thousands of the animals died. The affected people are living in open space.
The aim of this disaster relief fund to minimize sufferings for heavy rain flood 2020 affected 5737 families in Sindh province of Pakistan by providing them emergency assistance like cooked/dry food items, clean drinking water, hygiene/sanitary items, medicines, mosquito nets, non-food items and temporary shelter. This immediate humanitarian assistance can minimize their hardships, diseases and death as well as support in early recovery of severely affected families.
Ongoing implementation update: http://bit.ly/RDSFloodRelief2019 Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Assam, Odisha and other eastern and North Easter parts of India are heavily affected due to un precedented higher than usual rains. We are actively working on the response and seek your contribution to help support families affected
On 9 July 2019, the flood in Assam started due to continuous rains. In this first phase of the disaster response, Team Responsenet and its partners provided relief assistance to over 555 affected families in 13 villages with humanitarian supplies. The focus was on supplying food and safe drinking water and providing materials to improve living conditions in relief camps in the affected areas. With the support of partners, we also provided protection services to vulnerable women and children.
Food For Work is a program that feeds people and works through them to rehabilitate suffering communities. Through this program, people are given work, such as building and repairing bridges or other community resources. In return, they are paid so that they can buy food for themselves and their families. In addition, the work that they have done helps strengthen and develop their communities, many of which have fallen victim to natural disasters.