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Uttarakhand Floods: 3 NGOs You Can Contact To Offer Your Support

A cloudburst triggered flashfloods in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district that have taken 52 lives and have caused colossal damage. It will take a lot of time and effort to uplift the community; which is why these three NGOs urgently need your support. By Naina Atri

Days of heavy rainfall and flooding have caused massive destruction in Ramgarh, located in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district. According to The Indian Express, the state government reported 52 dead and five as missing. Landslides pose a regular danger in the Himalayan region and according to experts, they will only become more common as glaciers melt, reports Al Jazeera.

Several disaster management organisation, including the Army and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), have been working with local authorities to carry out rescue operations. NGOs from across the country are stepping up to help provide relief. We’ve compiled a list of those that are actively seeking your donations –

1. Goonj

Goonj, an NGO which undertakes disaster relief, humanitarian aid and community development projects, has made a call for monetary donations, to fund transport and the purchase of urgently needed materials. These include blankets, sanitary pads, woollens, face masks and other essentials.

Donate to – http://goonj.org/donate/

Email – mail@goonj.org

Phone Numbers – 011-26972351, 41401216

2. Go Dharmic

Founded in 2011, Go Dharmic enables a variety of social change campaigns across the world. The organisation is raising funds to provide relief materials like blankets, clothes, tents, medicines, and food kits to the families who have lost their homes and loved ones.

Donate To – https://t.co/WjQvk45oYj 

Email – info@godharmic.com

Phone Number –  +91 986 771 6667

3. CASA India

CASA is an Indian development and humanitarian organisation, which has decided to support victims of the Uttarakhand floods by providing disaster relief kits which include hygiene and dry ration kits, utensils, tarpaulin sheets.

Donate To – https://casa-india.org/donatation-details/8 

Email – info@casa-india.org

Phone Number – +91-11-25730611

Related: 5 Indian NGOs That Add More Meaning To Your Travel Through Sustainable Practices

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