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Support people affected by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal
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  • AY

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    Amit Yadav
  • DR

    This fundraiser will benefit

    Development Research Communication and Services Centre

    from Ramganga, West Bengal

80G tax benefits for INR donations

Story

The extremely severe cyclonic storm, that made landfall at west Bengal on 20th  May 2020 . It unleashed copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 250 kmph, blowing away thatched houses and swamping towns and villages, before weakening and entering into neighboring nation Bangladesh. The State Emergency Operation Center reported 72 deaths caused by the typhoon. 1010816  individuals were affected.  Districts were affected:  East Medinipur West Medinipur, South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Nadia (partly). Purba Barddhaman (partly).
Murshidabad (partly) .
Houses have been ravaged by Cyclone Amphan in the communities where DRCSC is present and have current rural development projects in GPLOT and Ramganga GPs.
 
Cyclone Amphan has caused havoc damage to the standing crops such as summer paddy, pulses and vegetables. Besides, there are large number of fruit trees and forest trees have been uprooted.
 
 They are in dire need of relief assistance such as basic food, temporary shelter, non food items, hygiene/dignity kit, water storage container, water purifiers, agriculture seeds and allied services and cash transfer to affected households.

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