Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Bihar Flood Relief to remote Village

Need to act now!

Save the life of Human being.....
Bihar do not need your help. Its humans who need help from another human!...due to natural disaster......

The situation of floods in Bihar is already unprecedented. What more, it is going to get worse. We don’t have time to blame the government machineries right now. The first priority is to save as many human lives as possible.
On Ground zero helpline numbers:
Here is the Bihar flood helpline no. incase you want to call and find the ground zero situations.It is being displayed in doordarshan tv channel.

Saharsa: 224102
Katihar: 249214
Purnia: 242503
Madhepura: 224851
Ararria: 222596, 224701
Supaul: 225393
Patna: 2217305
Need two volunteers who are good swimmers Contact : Chandan : +919931763070 , +91-612 6450916

USA doners please contact :
http://www.sewausa.org/bihar-flood-relief-appeal-2008
Ashok Sharma # +1-978-729-1934 USAEmail: ashok.1857@gmail.com


For those of u in UK :
Information & Credit Card Hotline Telephone: 0116 261 0303 (Between 10am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday) (10am – 3.00pm Saturday)
Please send your generous donations to (no stamp needed):
Sewa International, FREEPOST LE 6407, 46-48 Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5LD, UK

Daily Update by SEWA Bhrati USA : http://www.sewausa.org/bihar-flood-relief-update

How to transfer donation in India?
Online –Transfer your donations to ICICI bankName: Ashok Kumar Sharma,A/C Number: 005301022273,Branch: Jayanagar/Bangalore

Please mention flood relief and your name in remarks section while transferring fundsAlso mention your name in the comments (will help us track).After transfer send an email with the transfer details to ashok.1857@gmail.comWe will send you a confirmation for the same.

NGO Prayaas (sister organization of Seva Bharati)Institutional Donor and as well as individual can donate via our Sister NGO PRAYAASAccount in on the name of: M/S Prayaas,Current Account No. : 10447347087Bank Address : State Bank of India, Indiranagar,Bangalore,Bank Code : 3301Routing Number (Swift No.) : SBI NIN BB 147A,MICR number : 560002021

Prayaas Official Address Bangalore (INDIA):
Mr. Amitesh Bharti,Prayaas(r),C1-201, GreenWood Regency,Doddakannahalli village,CarmelaramPO, Adj. Wipro,Sarjapur Road,Bangalore – 560035,India.

If you want to send a cheque/DD:Please send the crossed A/c Payee cheque in favour of,”SBI, A/c Prayaas, Current A/c No. 10447347087″
Please mention flood relief and your name in remarks section while transferring fund. Mention your name in the comments (will help us track)Send an email with details to: Amitesh.Bharti@in.bosch.commake a CC to: ashok.1857@gmail.comDonar seeking Tax exemption under section 80G, please donate via PRAYAAS

Narmada Bachao Team’s relief efforts
Relief Efforts —medha patekar, narmada bachao, volunteer relief team
Excerpts from the appeal by Medha Patekar
From: <medha@narmada.org>Date: Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 3:15 PMSubject: [narmada_andolan] ACTION ALERT: BIHAR FLOODS, IMMEDIATE ANDGENEROUS RELIEF NEEDEDTo: narmadaandolan@lists.riseup.net
This is an Action Alert on Flood Relief in Bihar. Please circulate further
29 August 2008
DAMMED KOSHI RIVER CHANGES COURSE: FLASH FLOODS IN BIHARMILLIONS MAROONED: IMMEDIATE AND GENEROUS RELIEF NEEDED
….
Immediate Relief Needs:
Clothes: In Good condition, for adults and children of all ages,bedsheets, woollen clothes, umbrellas, rain coats etc.
Medicines: A list of the requirements is given far below
Volunteers: We would also need to have many young and active volunteers,who have the experience of working in situation of calamity (such as Tsunami, earthquake etc).
We will soon be leaving for Bihar with a team. Those who want to volunteer andare willing to work hard, in a situation of challenge and adjusting to whateverconditions, are most welcome.Please consider the urgency of the situation and do all the needful.
Contact:Pervin Jehangir /Medha Patkar / Raj Kumar022- 22184779, 09820636335 07290-222464 , 09424385139

….AnnexureList of Medicines needed urgently
1.Ciprofloxacin tablets and infusion
2.Levofloxacin tablets
3.Chloromyecetin capsules and injections
4.Ceftriaxone Injections
5.Chloroquine tablets and injections
6.Metronidazole Chloroquine tablets, suspension and infusion
7.Paracetamal tablets and suspension
8.B Complex tablets and syrup
9.Phensedyl DM cough syrup
10.Ranitidine tablets and injection
11.Antacids tablets and suspension
12.Cetrizine tablets and syrup
13.Ibuprofen tablets
14.Dexamethasone injections
15.Hydrocortisone injections
16.Deriphyllin injections
17.Electrol, Glucose and ORS Powder
http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pXkYURrkCSy7Cd6zB4VmMQg (Require Medicine list)

Bihar Chief Minister Relief Fund : (I will not advice to donate here, but this just for your information)….No need to explain WHY ? --**It's your choice but as per name its for CM own relief not for flood victims......

Write a cheque toA/C Name: “Chief Minister Relief Fund, Bihar”A/C No: 10839124928Bank: State Bank of India, Secretariat Branch, Patna.Put your Phone number, name and address on the back of the cheque.Deposit the cheque to the nearest State Bank of India cheque drop boxDisaster relief State Control Room Number:: 91-612-2217305/2215027/6452572

People behind this initiative:
This initiative is driven by people from multiple bihar based groups. We have executed similar projects in past through these yahoo groups. Some of the projects that we have executed in past can be found at http://www.bihari.org/ , http://1bihar.blogspot.com/ & http://coolbihari.blogspot.com/How these medicines will be distributed? Last year also the group had worked for the flood relief operation and drive details are available on http://biharfloodrelief.blogspot.com/ .This year’s efforts are updated on http://biharfloodrelief2008.blogspot.com/

TransparencyYour donations will be acknowledged and account statements will be published regularly, you can track the development by this blog. Donations collected and purchases done will be displayed & it will be updated regularly.

Sewa International USA : (you can click on different links to see project activity by oraganization and donoate)
http://www.sewausa.org/bihar-flood-relief-appeal-2008

IDRF in USA :
http://www.idrf.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Hncontent&pa=showpage&pid=353

Relief work / project by IDRF :
http://www.idrf.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Hncontent&pa=showpage&pid=117

Unfortunately this time i am not in India and not able to visit the disater place, but i am trying my level best what i can do with my friends to help.

Appreciate your help and thanks in advance for all who are providing any kind of help directly / indirectly. Just remember GOOD! will come back to you.....

Warm Regards
Ravi Sharma

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