Cyclone Amphan Relief Efforts
Several thousand people have been left homeless as the last decade’s most powerful cyclone, Amphan, devastated India and Bangladesh this week. Cyclone Amphan killed at least 96 people, officials said after it swept in from the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday.
Bay Area Prabasi has quickly mobilized a team of volunteers partnering with the local clubs of the affected regions to help people through this.
In the first phase Bay Area Prabasi has supported the affected people in Hooghly region ( শ্রীরামপুর, শেওরাফুলি, বৈদ্যবাটি, চাঁপদানি,পিয়ারাপুর) by distributing Tarpaulins for makeshift shelters, or to cover leaking roofs and providing cooked food.
|Supplies||Quantity||Cost Per PC/PP||Total INR|
|Tarpaulin||200 pc||500 INR/||100,000|
|Cooked Food and Clean Water, Rice, Dal, Vegetables and Egg-curry.||1000||22 INR/||22,000|
In the second phase we are partnering with Local Ramkrishna Ashram in Sunderban to help residents of Chandanpiri and Deulbari (Sundarban)- the two areas which got almost completely erased and left 200+ families without a shelter with monsoons soon arriving.
Below is an estimated expense projection (will update with actuals once the effort is complete)
|Supplies||Quantity||Cost Per PC/PP||Total (INR)|
|Mosquito Nets||200 pc||350/INR||70,000|
|Dry Food and Clean Water||500 ppl||22/INR||11,000|
|Grocery supplies Rice/Dal/Potato/Soap/||200 families||550/INR (7 days supplies)||110,000|
|Sanitary Pads||100 packs||50/INR||5000|
|First Aid Kits||500 ppl||50/INR||25,000|
|Operating Costs (Includes transportation, of all content)||7%|