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Save the Children
Save the Children Emergency Fund: Emergency Allocation. Countries: India, Bangladesh, Nepal. Amount Allocated: £193,500
Devastating monsoon rains have killed over 150 people in South Asia. Sadly it’s feared that hundreds more, including children, are still missing as the relentless downfall destroyed communities across all three countries.
Villages have been ruined, leaving those who survive with nothing, and many families without a home.
Children are faced with increasing dangers as toilets and clean water supplies have been destroyed – creating a breeding ground for deadly waterborne diseases like cholera.
The flooding has also torn through land, roads and bridges, increasing the risk of landslides.
With monsoon season only just beginning, there are serious concerns that this could result in a major humanitarian crisis, leading to further death, injury, and mass displacement.
We have made an allocation from our Emergency Fund to provide vital support to children affected by the floods and potential landslides. Our planned response includes:
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