This year, Assam has been witnessing torrential rains, rising water levels, landslides, erosion have cut off rail and road connectivity, creating acute shortage of food, clean water and medicines.
As per the ASDMA flood reports, 2022; 125 Revenue Circles and 5,577 villages have been impacted by flood incidents, including approximately 1.9 million people; over 100,000 of which are taking shelter in 373 relief camps. Furthermore, 54 people have lost their lives due to flooding and landslides across the state since rains began on April 6, 2022. A total of 32 Districts have been affected with an overall population of about 5542053 people. One of the major hubs for rice cultivation in India, because of the severity of the floods 108306.18 (hect.), of crop area has been affected.
With severe impact on households and disruption of access to basic amenities, it is pertinent to provide immediate relief to the affected families. Through this campaign we are aiming to reach the severely affected households in Goalpara, Barpeta, Morigaon, Darrang, Baksa, Chirang, Bongaigaon and Dhubri districts of Assam.
SeSTA has been working towards impacting the lives of the flood affected communities since the 2014 by providing with dry ration, mitigation and capacity building activities and constructing check dams to name a few.
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At the Guwahati Hub, we are driven with the vision of ensuring sustainable development in the city by empowering youths and promoting inclusivity. We aim to initiate action in areas of climate and sustainability, education, skilling, health, extending humanitarian support and addressing inequities by leveraging access and knowledge.
In 2020, Global Shapers, Guwahati Hub with collaboration with Samanway Foundation was able to successfully conduct 4 relief drives, 10 affected villages were being reached by both the partners impacting the lives of 2050 families and 8200 individuals respectively.
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Creating an Impact through fundraising
Global Shapers Guwahati Hub, in collaboration with SeSTA is reaching out to flood-affected families to provide food, drinking water, medical assistance and other essential commodities in different districts of Lower Assam.
Through this initiative, we are seeking your support in reaching out to several flood affected villages. We are accepting financial contributions for the relief support, All your donations would go to a dedicated bank account, managed by SeSTA and will be used solely for the relief purposes.
Our communications team will keep you updated on our activities.
Assam needs you!
Please come forward to help the flood affected families!
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