Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 657,278.
The Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu was battered by exceptionally heavy rains since the 9th of November 2015. There were 3 intensive rain spells, the first from 8th and 9th November, the second from 15th– to 17th November and the third from the 30 of November onwards, and still ongoing, with some days of respite from downpours. Nearly 400 people have died and over 1.8 million people have been displaced.
In response to this unprecedented crisis, ACT members UELCI, CASA & LWSIT are making a preliminary appeal to respond to the needs of the people and communities affected by the flooding.
The preliminary appeal aims to provide food and non-food items to 6550 families in Chennai and Cuddalore districts of Tamil Nadu. In addition, the preliminary appeal aims to provide shelter repair for 4550 families in the two districts.