Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Flood relief for Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

As you would all know, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have been ravaged by floods which have rendered many homeless and destitute.

We are working on a flood relief collection drive for the flood victims of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

We require the following:
Material support (need in large quantity)-
Dry ration- Rice, Pulse, Gram, Chiura, Cooking oil, Gud, Sugar, Tea, spices, Biscuits, Namkeen, Packed eatables and Infant Baby's milk powder.
Medicines-Paracetamol,Disprin, Brufen, Combiflame, Entroquinol, Spasmonil, B complex, Domperidon, Cetzin, Cough Syrup (anti- tissutive/ anti allergic), Chlorine/ Halogen tablets, first aid medicines, cotton bandages, Ciprofloxacin tablets and infusion, Levofloxacin tablets, Chloromyecetin capsules and injections, Ceftriaxone Injections, Chloroquine tablets and injections, Metronidazole Chloroquine tablets, suspension and infusion, Phensedyl DM cough syrup, Ranitidine tablets and injection, Antacids tablets and suspension, Cetrizine tablets and syrup, Ibuprofen tablets, Dexamethasone injections, Hydrocortisone injections, Deriphyllin injections, Electrol, Glucose and ORS Powder,Water purifier tablets
Utility items- candles & matchbox, torch & batteries, storage & cooking utensils, tarpaulin, feeding bottles, buckets, ropes, Mosquito nets, stoves,
Clothing- large quanity of sarees, bedsheets, shirts, T-shirts, kids clothes, towels, daris & all kind of usable clothing & footwear.
Export surplus/ Cotton cloth for making sanitary napkins
(List courtesy

Do let us know if you would like to donate to this cause or organise collection camps in your office/residential complex for the same. We will hand over the items collected to which is doing hands-on flood relief work in this region. Kindly note, India Helps or India Helps volunteers will not be accepting cash or cheques for relief. Anyone wishing to contribute monetarily should do so directly to Goonj.

If you live in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi or Bangalore, write in to us at or, with details of what you'd like to contribute and we will revert with a Goonj drop off point or put you in touch with India Helps team members and volunteers in these cities.

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