Cyclone Amphan Disaster Response

In May 2020, Cyclone Amphan caused widespread devastation in India and Bangladesh.

LocationIndia

Issue AreaDisaster

Amount NeededGeneral Support Needed

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Cyclone Amphan was a powerful tropical storm that caused widespread damage in May 2020. The 160mph (260km/h) winds caused an estimated US$13 billion in damage to India’s state of West Bengal and at least US$130 million in Bangladesh, primarily in the Sundarbans region. At least 128 people lost their lives.

Give2Asia has long-standing partnerships with local nonprofits that work in communities impacted by the crisis, including:

Current needs identified by our local nonprofit partners include:

  • Food, water and emergency shelter for displaced residents
  • House repair/ housing support
  • Protection of displaced women, girls and children
  • Hygiene kits
  • Livelihood support due to inundation of standing crops and aquaculture is washed away
  • Emergency repair/replacement of latrines and tube wells
  • Desalinization of open water sources

 

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About this Organization

LocationIndia
Issue AreaDisaster

About Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised giving to the Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to strengthen communities in Asia by making cross-border giving easier and more effective. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $420 million of charitable grants across 23 countries. Give2Asia is a US-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Oakland, California with offices in Beijing and in-country experts across the Asia-Pacific region.