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Help Us Rebuild Amphun Devastated Sundarban

As you are well aware of the super cyclone Amphun which was originated in Bay of Bengal and made landfall at Sagardwip, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. The southern part of West Bengal was devastated by this calamity, especially the Sundarban and its adjacent areas covering most of South and North 24 Parganas. Everything, I mean literally everything, was either blown away or just crumbled down by the extreme wind gusts of this cyclone, be it trees, posts, houses or river banks. Sundarban is utterly devastated first by super cyclone, then by the salt water influx from the broken river banks. Cultivation land, trees, ponds, every fresh water ecosystem is severely damaged by the salt water intrusion. I can write on and on about the catastrophe occurred there; however, my words will not be enough to portray the actual suffering being faced by the inhabitants of Sundrban.

Immediately after the area was accessible for relief work; our organization rushed there to distribute essential and necessary items such as medicine, clothes, sanitary napkins, tarpaulin etc. Tarpaulin was considered in the necessary items as most of the houses were damaged and people were sleeping under cloudy sky. Due to limited financial capability and resources, we made a list of names for distributing the relief. But after the encounter with a 70 year old lady, who came to us crying for a tarpaulin as she had lost everything, even her utensils, we had to revise the list including her and dropping another person. Such is the state of matters there. With this, we have the onset of Monsoon, Covid19 issues and salinization of every inch of cultivation land.

The Light House organization is working tirelessly in coordination with the villagers as well as with the local authorities. We are working on priority basis. So first we distributed tarpaulin, clothes, sanitary napkin and medicine. Next to we tried ease the safe drinking water scarcity issue by desalinization of the available hand pumps. We are planning to take projects on desalinization of cultivation lands, repairing damaged river banks and distribution of seeds. We also have plans to plant mangrove saplings with help from forest department.

Most of the habitants of Sundarban are marginalized as they have lost most of their belongings, livelihood and their savings in this two-way attack of Covid19 pandemic and devastating super cyclone Amphun.

So, we are pleading for help from you. A little help goes long way and any help is of great significance. We are trying to rebuild the life of Sundarban in a sustainable manner. Help us in any way you may, please.


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1st August 2020
Dear All,

We are in dire need of funds as monsoon is here. Desalinization of cultivation lands and ponds requires man powers and consumables.
Again, a little help goes a long way so please donate.

Thank you.
Dear All,

We are in dire need of funds as monsoon is here. Desalinization of cultivation lands and ponds requires man powers and consumables.
Again, a little help goes a long way so please donate.

Thank you.
13th July 2020
Dear Supporters,

"LIGHTHOUSE... think different" is the official Facebook page of our organization where every project related work is updated regularly. For recent updates please refer to this page.
 
We have distributed clothes, mosquito nets, essential medicines as per local demand. We have also taken up the project for desalinization of ponds and cultivation land affected by saltwater ingestion. Mangrove saplings are also being planted with coordination from the forest department. All these activities require funding which we are managing by rummaging through our finance. A little help from you will be much appreciated in this tough time.

https://www.facebook.com/LIGHT-HOUSE-Think-different-1776088712634437/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARB6dBfkGL7EZ6ByI89irVIAOZsXvmry3r8BTVcdlFrpZPMYlZ3f6lKDHDpuWj1L-52rv0emcSv8uAz8&fref=mentions

For any update of our work please visit this page. Till now we have distributed clothes mosquito net and medicine as per demand. We have also undertaken projects to purify ponds of saltwater and planting mangrove saplings. Work is going on and we have big plans. All we need is little funding to rebuild Sundarban.
Dear Supporters,

"LIGHTHOUSE... think different" is the official Facebook page of our organization where every project related work is updated regularly. For recent updates please refer to this page.
 
We have distributed clothes, mosquito nets, essential medicines as per local demand. We have also taken up the project for desalinization of ponds and cultivation land affected by saltwater ingestion. Mangrove saplings are also being planted with coordination from the forest department. All these activities require funding which we are managing by rummaging through our finance. A little help from you will be much appreciated in this tough time.

https://www.facebook.com/LIGHT-HOUSE-Think-different-1776088712634437/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARB6dBfkGL7EZ6ByI89irVIAOZsXvmry3r8BTVcdlFrpZPMYlZ3f6lKDHDpuWj1L-52rv0emcSv8uAz8&fref=mentions

For any update of our work please visit this page. Till now we have distributed clothes mosquito net and medicine as per demand. We have also undertaken projects to purify ponds of saltwater and planting mangrove saplings. Work is going on and we have big plans. All we need is little funding to rebuild Sundarban.
Rs.4,600 raised

Goal: Rs.800,000

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