Aug 3, 2016

Assam Floods: What your donations are making possible

Locals on their way back home after visiting the distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk. Photo credit: Oxfam staff

Locals on their way back home after visiting the distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk. Photo credit: Oxfam staff

Assam Floods 2016

A flood survivor registers for relief material at an Oxfam distribution centre in Koiborto village, Jorhat district. The floods in Assam, triggered by incessant rains in July, have led to the loss of as many as 29 lives and affected lakhs of people. Photo credit: Oxfam India

 

Assam Floods 2016

A mother and daughter collect their Oxfam Non-Food Item kit at an Oxfam distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk village. Photo credit: Oxfam India/ PAD

 

Assam Floods 2016

Ensuring shelter and clean water is crucial in a flood situation to avert health risks. Here, a woman returns with Oxfam’s Shelter and Hygiene kits in Muktiyar Chuk village. Photo credit: Oxfam India/ PAD

 

Assam Floods 2016

Community volunteers help prepare Oxfam Non-Food Item kits at Koiborto village. The kits include essentials like tarpaulins, groundsheets, blankets, mosquito nets and a specially designed bucket which prevents water contamination. Photo credit: Oxfam staff

 

Assam Floods 2016

People wait at the relief material distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk village. Oxfam’s target is to provide relief aid to 5,000 households in Assam. Photo credit: Oxfam India/ PAD

 

Assam Floods 2016

An Oxfam staff demonstrates the use of water purification tablets to locals in Muktiyar Chuk village. Oxfam India/ PAD

 

We still have a long way to go! Spread the word among your families and friends or ask them to DONATE too so that Oxfam can reach out to more flood survivors.

 

 

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