Jammu and Kashmir state devastated by worst flood in 109 years
Torrential rains have caused massive destruction and severe distress in the state of Jammu and Kashmir with several fatalities and large numbers displaced. Several houses,especially in low lying areas, have been washed away or entirely damaged. More than 2500 major and minor roads have been damaged, numerous footbridges washed away and more than 100 motorable bridges damaged. There has been a major communication and power breakdown due to transformers and towers being damaged. An estimated 19,00,000 people in 2600 villages and towns, have been affected in the floods, and an estimated 543,000 displaced people, many of whom have returned to their homes, are still in extreme distress, particularly the children, women and aged
Access routes are gradually being restored and the rescue operations need to be followed up with immediate relief measures to prevent any further anguish for the victims.
How you can help?
Pragya is currently working to respond to the needs of the affected people in Jammu, Srinagar, Pulwama, Bandipore, Budgam, Kulgam, Anantnag and Baramulla districts. We aim to spread our efforts to Reasi district as well.
If you would like to help us in addressing immediate relief needs of the flashflood victims, please contact: email@example.com
All donations would be exempt under section 80-G of Income Tax Act of 1961. Pragya is a registered charity with FCRA clearance
Pragya has been working in the Himalayan region including state of Jammu & Kashmir for the last 2 decades and has carried out intensive relief and rehabilitation work during the flashfloods in Leh in 2010 and then again during the Uttarakhand disaster in 2013.
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