AP Flood – Seva Bharathi Volunteers spring into Action

via http://www.sevabharathi.org/apflood-kurnool.htm published on October 4, 2009

The worst Inflows in a century for the River Krishna and a 60 years. At least 168 people have been killed in Andhra Pradesh and neighboring Karnataka due to floods resulting from heavy rains since Wednesday (1stOct). Andhra Pradesh is facing the worst ever floods in its 60 years, as 60 per cent of Kurnool district was submerged on Friday leaving thousands homeless and stranded without food and water. Nearly two lakh people have been evacuated to relief camps in the worst-affected districts of Kurnool, Mahabubnagar and Krishna district.

As Usual Seva Bharathi Volunteers have swing into action and is doing an exemplary work to rehabilitate the victims. Seva Bharati volunteers have already started launching relief camps in affected towns of AP & Karnataka and now food is being provided to the people. As per the preliminary report received from volunteers for below 2 districts the situation is as below:

Kurnool District:

Affected Data

Affected mandals: 15

No of Volunteers: 400

Relief material: 6  truck loads

Food Packets: 70,000

Bread packets: 15,000

Water packets: 40,000

Affected people: 300,000

Medicines for: 10,000 people

Flooded villages: 30

Towns flooded: Kurnool, Nandyal

Camp off Seva Bharathi: Pullareddy Engg College, Kurnool

Agricultural land: 100,00 acre crop

Mantralaya – famous temple of Raghavendra Swamy completely immersed in water.

 

 

Palamoor District (Mahabubnagar District):


Affected Data

Tanks / Ponds that have bunds cut off: 222

People affected: 200,000

Villages Affected : 41

Effected Mandals: 8

Aiza, Vaddepalli, Manavapadu, Alampur, Pebberu, Gadwal (Rural), Gattu, Kollapur

Affected Agricultura land: 8,184 acres

Villages completely Submerged : 150 villages completely sub-merging in water.


No Of Volunteers involved: 170

Food Distribution: 3 Quintals (2000 Packets)

Water packets: 1500

How to contribute

A time for action is here again. Let us donate generously for the relief and rehabilitation of the affected people many of whom have lost everything overnight.
Online transfer of funds can be done at our ICICI bank a/c No: 630501065297 Himayat nagar branch, hyderabad. You can also draw a cheque/draft in the name of Seva Bharathi and post/courier it to below address

SEVA BHARATI
H No:3-2-106,
Nimboliadda, Hyderabad 500027.
Ph: +91-040-24610056, Mob: + 91 9701226830, +91 9849262868
Donations can be made online at: Donation Seva bharathi

[Please note that all contributions to Seva Bharathi are tax-exempt under 80G.]


If you are interested in joining the Seva Bharathi team at ground zero, please send email to [email protected].

Him I call a Mahatma whose heart bleeds for the poor – Swami Vivekananda
 
For more Details
http://www.sevabharathi.org/apflood-kurnool.htm

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