South India Floods Relief 2015
by Mercy Relief
About Campaignends 31 Jan 2016, 12 AM
As of 4th December 2015, the floods in South India has resulted in 269 deaths in Tamil Nadu, 54 in Andhra Pradesh and over 50,000 people have been evacuated to relief centres run by Chennai Municipal Corporation.
More than 3 million have been cut off from basic services. Over 5,000 houses are underwater with people living on rooftops or flyovers.
Mercy Relief calls for an urgent appeal for donations, to raise $30,000 to bring humanitarian aid to affected communities.
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Headquartered in Singapore, Mercy Relief was established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in Asia Pacific. Today, we are a leading independent disaster relief agency in the region with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle. Mercy Relief provides emergency aid within 72 hours of an appeal in the aftermath of a disaster. Our longer-term sustainable development projects aim to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water and sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education. For the past decade, Mercy Relief has responded to more than 56 human tragedies with more than $32.5 million in relief across 24 countries. We have implemented more than 50 sustainable development initiatives and impacted an aggregate of over 2 million lives.
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