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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)
Tarpaulin 200 pc 500/INR 100,000
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%