Donate for CDRN Flood relief operations for Assam

 CSR and Individual Donations for CDRN Flood relief ongoing operations at Assam, India
Updated as of 31st July 2016
CDRN Relief Team Contacts:  Email: support@cdrn.org.in – Mobile: 9910737524 –  9810007524 – 9958329648
Assam: : Total Number of people affected: 17,25,730
Number of people in Humanitarian Relief Camps: 2,40,680
Districts Affected 23:
Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon, Sonitpur, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Kokrajhar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Biswanath, Kamrup (M), Nagaon, Kamrup, South Kamrup, Karbi Anglong and Chirang.

Populations affected:
Lakhimpur 34,587 – Golaghat 1,35,932 – Bongaigon 1,60,166 – Jorhat 99,947 – Dhemaji 62,456  – Goalpara 144,058 – Dhubri 22756 – Darrang 1,85,527 – Morigaon 3,65,142 – Sonitpur 57,404 – Nalbari 25,000 – Sivsagar 41,096 – Kokrajhar 55,909 – Dibrugarh 13,329 – Tinsukia 279 – Biswanath 79,526 – Kamrup (M) 32,447 – Nagaon 86,587 – Kamrup 36,414 – South Kamrup 71,553 – Karbi Anglong 654 – Chirang 14,9761

Floods were caused due to overflowing the danger mark at following locations:
Brahmaputra at Nematighat (Jorhat), Tezpur (Sonitpur), Guwahati, Goalpara, Dhubri
Burhidehig at Khowang (Dibrugarh)
Dhansiri at Numaligarh (Golagarh)
Jia Bharali at NT. Road Xing (Sonitpuri)
Puthimari at NH Road Xing (Kamrup)
Beki at Rd. Bridge (Barpeta)
Salkosh at Golkanj (Dhubri)

Corporate Disaster Resource Network (CDRN) team and its partners are presently on ground to help meet the relief needs of individuals and families whose lives are severely affected by the ongoing fury brought in by the un precedented overlow of rivers and flash floods across northern India in Assam.

Immediate needs you can help with Donate:

Relief Material*

Logistics costs may vary and we try our best to get support for transportation and in case we dont we request our supporters to help in additional packaging and transportation costs.
Amount (INR)
Donate for Relief Supplies for Family Tent for a Family of 5-6 members 5,700
Donate for Relief Supplies for Blankets for a Family 1100
Donate for relief supplies for a monthly ration of Food Packets for a family of 5 6900
Donate Hygiene Kits consisting of Soaps, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Sanitary Napkins and Purification Tablets for a Family of 5 820
Donate a Family Kit for 15 Days consisting of Tent, Blankets, Ration, Hygiene Kit for family of 5 9230
Donate a Family Kit for 30 Days  onsisting of Tent, Blankets, Ration, Hygiene Kit for family of 5 12230
Cash Transfer to affected 5000

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We believe the right to chose the immediate needs of the affected individuals and communities help them get back on their feet faster is best chosen by indivduals themselves. Livelihoods and cash flows are also affected and therefore we encourage you to donate financially so that we can transfer cash to the individuals directly.  We will report back to you on the receipt of these by the the individuals and how they have used the support you provided.

Please contact us for helping your CSR Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation including rebuilding schools, homes and community infrastructure.  We are working towards a comprehensive coordinated response for near term and long term appeal to join hands and provide relief to the affected immediately and later for rehabilitation needs that will be there. The relief efforts have already started with the local partners all working collectively to ensure the maximum reach and maximum relief at the right time to the right people.
CDRN has been working for over 10 years in helping those in need at times of disasters for immediate response, relief and long term rehabilitation .  We help rebuild lives for immediate relief and rehabilitate through homes, Shelters and Schools which the affected people and communities can call their own. You can help now for the Health, Nutrition, Education, Water, Sanitation and Livelihoods to protect against the unsettling  times ahead.   Livelihoods and cash flows are also affected and therefore we encourage you to donate financially so that we can transfer cash to the individuals directly.  We will report back to you on the receipt of these by the the individuals and how they have used the support you provided.
Please contact us for helping your CSR Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation as per Schedule VII of the companies act 2013 – Ministry of Corporate Affairs General Circular No. 21/2014 – Ministry of Corporate Affairs under which following activities are permitted under Disaster Relief:
Disaster relief can cover wide range of activities that can be appropriately shown under various items listed in Schedule VII. For example,
  1. (i)  medical aid can be covered under ‘promoting health care including preventive health care.’
  2. (ii)  food supply can be covered under eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition.
  3. (iii)  supply of clean water can be coveredunder ‘sanitation and making available safe drinking water’.

Flood Updates from ADMA and MHA:

Assam Disaster Management Authority Flood Situation report as of 30th July 2016

Flood Situation Report and efforts of various ministries compiled by Ministry of Home Affairs report 25th July 2016

CDRN Relief Team Contacts:   Email: support@cdrn.org.in  Mobile: 99107375249810007524 – 9958329648

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News Updates on Assam Flood relief and affected areas:

Assam flood situation grave, says Rajnath

The New Indian Express – ‎11 hours ago‎
Various organisations, particularly the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), have long demanded that the Centre declare the floods in the State a national problem. “Declaring the floods in Assam a national problem or national calamity will not solve the …

Senior civil servant suspended for using Bangladesh picture in Assam flood report

International Business Times, India Edition – ‎6 hours ago‎
A senior civil service officer from Assam was suspended by the State government on Saturday for including the picture of a rescued deer from the Bangladesh floods of 2014 in the Assam government’s interim report on the State’s flood situation to Union 

Assam floods: 5 lakh people take shelter in 970 relief camps

The New Indian Express – ‎21 hours ago‎
GUWAHATI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday rejected demands to declare the floods in Assam as a “national problem” and insisted on the preparation of an action plan to solve the problem, even as 970 relief camps were opened and five …

Assam flood situation ‘grave and challenging’: Rajnath

Deccan Herald – ‎20 hours ago‎
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who visited the flood-affected areas of Assam today, said the “grave and challenging” situation in the state was beyond his imagination, even as the deluge claimed 26 lives and affected nearly 37 lakh people. Singh …

Flood Havoc in Assam, Rajnath Singh Reviews Situation

NorthEast Today – ‎4 hours ago‎
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said declaring Assam’s flood and land erosion a ‘national calamity’ would not be a solution to the problem the State has been facing for long. Addressing reporters at LGBI airport at Borjhar on Saturday before 

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 29; HM Rajnath Singh visits flood affected areas

Merinews – ‎7 hours ago‎
While talking to the media about the Assam floods Singh said, “I did not imagine that the situation is so grave. I have spoken to the Chief Minister and his officials. The problem is a big challenge… This time the floods are very severe. Hundreds of 

Flood fury in Assam: Over 20 dead, 18 lakh people in 3300 villages affected

International Business Times, India Edition – ‎22 hours ago‎
Heavy floods in Assam have left 20 people dead and affected at least 18 lakh people in 22 districts of the state.[Representational Image] In picture: School children with their cycles travel in a boat through a flooded paddy field after heavy rains in 

Assam flood death toll rises to 29

Livemint – ‎5 hours ago‎
ASDMA said nearly two lakh hectares of crop area across the state are under flood waters, while a number of roads, embankments, bridges and other infrastructure were washed away. Currently, Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Guwahati, …

Assam Floods: Over 20 Dead, 2 Lakh Evacuated To Relief Camps

Huffington Post India – ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to visit Assam tomorrow to assess the flood situation. The Water Resources Department today suspended four officials for alleged negligence during the current wave of flood in Majuli island, the 

Rajnath Singh arrives in flood-hit Assam

The Statesman – ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
“I have requested Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to help the flood-hit people in the best possible way and the Central government will extend all possible help to the state government to deal with the situation,” Singh said to reporters before …

Floods kill 52 in Assam, Bihar; situation grim

Chandigarh Tribune – ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday promised adequate assistance to Assam and said the Central government will take an expeditious decision on the state government’s demands, even as death toll due to floods in Bihar and Assam together …

25 dead as flood situation in Assam remains grim

Skymet Weather – ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
At present the situation over Assam is grim as heavy floods have affected at least 18 lakh people in 22 districts of the state. Around 3,300 villages have been affected due to the relentless mar of nature.

Rajnath Singh in Assam; 4 Lakh Relief Announced After Flood Review

The Quint – ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited flood-hit Assam to take stock of the situation on Saturday as the death toll due to rainfall reached 25. The state government has announced a relief of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the victims, he said. Accompanied 

Assam floods kill 25, Rajnath Singh takes stock of the situation

onmanorama – ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
Guwahati: Home minister Rajnath Singh Saturday went on an aerial survey survey of the flood-affected areas in Assam, where the death toll has climbed to 25. Accompanied by chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Singh began an aerial survey of …

Assam reels under flood fury, 19 lakh affected

The New Indian Express – ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
GUWAHATI: Assam continued to be ravaged by flood today as an estimated 19 lakh people were affected in the state due to heavy rainfall and swelling of rivers triggered by incessant rains in upper catchment areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan.

Rajnath Singh Says Assam Flood Situation Grim, Announces Rs 4 Lakh Compensation For Victims

News World India – ‎22 hours ago‎
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday termed the flood situation in Assam as grim and assured that the Central Government will provide all help to the state for rescue, relief and rehabilitation. At least 26 persons are dead and over 18 lakh 

Assam floods: Rajnath Singh to take aerial survey today

The Siasat Daily – ‎22 hours ago‎
New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be making an aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Nagaon, Morigaon and Kaziranga in Assam today. He will also be visiting Bhagatgaon camp to meet flood-affected residents in Morigaon district. Rajnath 

Flood situation grim in Assam, Bihar: Rajnath

The Hans India – ‎14 hours ago‎
Guwahati: Terming the situation in Assam as ‘grim’, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who carried out an aerial survey of the flood ravaged areas in the state on Saturday, said that an action plan to deal with such unprecedented situation was the 

Rajnath reaches Assam to take stock of worsening flood situation

The New Indian Express – ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
GUWAHATI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Assam on Saturday to take stock of the flood situation. Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. The Union Home Minister will make an aerial survey of flood-affected areas …

These Pictures Of Army’s Flood Rescue Ops In Assam And Bihar Prove It’s Our Last Resort In Any Emergency

Indiatimes.com – ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
More than 40 people have been killed and lakhs others have been displaced areas in Assam and Bihar where the flood situation continues to deteriorate. As the rains show no signs of slowing down and more and more places get inundated, the Indian Army …

Rajnath Singh to visit Assam flood affected areas tomorrow

indiablooms – ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The Assam CM informed that fund has already been released for relief and rescue operations and that steps are being taken to provide kerosene, candle and even seedlings to the flood affected people. Minister for Public Health Engineering Rihon Daimary, …

Rajnath visits flood-ravaged Assam

Nagaland Post – ‎15 hours ago‎
In Assam, which was the worst-affected on Saturday, more than 29 people lost their lives in the floods, and about 19 lakh people in 3,300 villages were displaced from their homes. Close to 80 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park, home to the one 

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 29, over 19 lakh affected as the mighty Brahmaputra overflows

Catch News – ‎3 hours ago‎
The death toll in flood-ravaged Assam has risen to 29. Over 19 lakh people have been affected by the floods, which have inundated over 20 districts. More than 3,300 villages have been affected as the Brahmaputra levels rose well above the danger mark.

Rajnath Singh announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for Assam flood victims

Times of India – ‎Jul 30, 2016‎
in Assam have affected 19 lakh residents of the state and displaced about 5,00,000 people, who have taken shelter at relief camps. The death toll in the state has reached 25. Floods have also caused massive damage to infrastructure, including roads and …

Centre assures all help to tackle flood situation in Assam

The Indian Awaaz – ‎17 hours ago‎
The Centre will send an inter ministerial team to assess flood damages caused by flood in Assam. Talking to media in Guwahati today, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh emphasised on adopting a long term measures in tackling flood situation. He stressed …

Dozens killed in floods in Assam and Bihar

Deutsche Welle – ‎20 hours ago‎
At least 26 people died in the state of Assam, where rivers burst their banks and flooded low-lying areas. The Brahmaputra River and its tributaries were overflowing their banks and washing away roads and highways. At least 14 districts in the eastern 

Union Home Minister visits Assam to take stock of the flood situation

indiablooms – ‎16 hours ago‎
An inter-ministerial Central team will soon visit Assam,” he added. Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, who also accompanied Rajnath Singh to Guwahati, undertook an aerial survey of the flood fury in other areas of Assam 

Rajnath reviews Assam flood situation, no special package announced

Times of India – ‎21 hours ago‎
“I have visited some of the flood-hit areas of Morigaon, Nagaon and Kaziranga national park to review the situation. I felt that the situation is really serious. I have requested Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to help the flood-hit people in 

Centre to help Assam to tackle flood and erosion problem : Rajnath Singh

New Kerala – ‎19 hours ago‎
Guwahati, July 30 : : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the Union government will help the Assam state government to tackle the floodand erosion problem in the state. To take stock the flood situation in the state by aerial 

Assam flood situation critical, Rajnath Singh visits state

Business Standard – ‎19 hours ago‎
The flood situation remained critical in Assam, which was visited by Home Minister Rajnath Singh today. The union home minister told reporters here that 26 people have lost their lives and 36 lakh to 37 lakh people have been affected by the natural 

 

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Please contact us for helping your CSR Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation as per Schedule VII of the companies act 2013 – Ministry of Corporate Affairs General Circular No. 21/2014 – Ministry of Corporate Affairs under which following activities are permitted under Disaster Relief:

Disaster relief can cover wide range of activities that can be appropriately shown under various items listed in Schedule VII. For example,

  • (i)  medical aid can be covered under ‘promoting health care including preventive health care.’
  • (ii)  food supply can be covered under eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition.
  • (iii)  supply of clean water can be covered under ‘sanitation and making available safe drinking water’.

 

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