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2020 China Flood Response

LocationChina

Issue AreaDisaster

Amount NeededGeneral Support Needed

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At the beginning of July, continuous rainfall hit 27 Provinces in China, including Hubei province. The situation has caused tremendous damage, including landslides and extreme floods and has taken more than 200 lives and displaced almost 40 million people as of July 12. For details on our related campaign for Japan, see our Kyushu Flood Response page.

Situation Report

Last updated: July 12, 2020

The floods have caused damage to 37.9 million people in 27 provinces such as Jiangxi, Anhui, Hubei, and Hunan. 141 people are missing or presumed dead, 2.2 million people evacuated and 1.3 million people need emergent livelihood aid. Damages include 25,000 houses and 3.5 million hectares of flooded crops, with estimated direct economic losses now at RMB82.23 billion/ USD11.75 billion. (Source: China Central TV Station)

Our Local Partners

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) focusing on flood areas of Jiangxi Province, Hubei Province, Guangxi Province and Guizhou Province. Among which, Jiangxi Province is the most severe one and the next is Hubei Province. Partner has set up 3 work stations for 6 counties of Jiangxi Province and will support medium and long term livelihood recovery for the flooded areas in those 5 provinces.

Shenzen One Foundation Charity Fund will strengthen the “Safe Home” project, which is to build volunteer rescue teams in the rural and city communities, train local volunteers’ ability of disaster prevention and reducing damages and equip such local rescue teams and volunteers with necessary tools and equipment.

China Women Development Foundation (CWDF): Long-term livelihood recovery programs for flooded areas that would include house restoration and production recovery needed materials. CWDF covers Chongqing Municipality, Sichuan Province, Hunan Province, Anhui Province and Guizhou Province.

The Amity Foundation has started their emergency response and mainly provided disaster relief boxes, food, edible oil, and drinking water to the people hit by the floods. The Amity will aim their program on livelihood recovery and capacity building on disaster prevention and disaster reduction work.

Ramunion has been sending emergency rescue teams and vehicles to reach difficult areas and safe affected communities. They plan to enhance their rescue vehicles to provide better service to the communities affected by different disaster situations.

How to Donate

To donate online to Give2Asia’s Flood Response fund, visit our donation page. Your gift will support local nonprofits in the area of greatest need.

To support a specific organization, contact us to make a donor-advised grant. Donations from the US and Hong Kong SAR are eligible for tax benefits.

For corporate giving opportunities, please request a consultation with our international grantmaking team.

Photo courtesy of Ramunion

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