currently witnessing high-intensity floods due to the incessant rains over the
past few weeks. 4,00,000 people are estimated to have been displaced and 36
have lost their lives. All 12 talukas in Kolhapur, 4 of 11 in Satara and 4 of
10 in Sangli are reported to be worst affected. Water levels have risen in
rivers following heavy rains in each of these 3 districts.
The NDRF, Army, Navy
& Coast Guard are now involved in rescue efforts. Once the rescue
phase of the disaster is completed by government agencies, families will
require our ongoing support to tide over this crisis and rebuild their lives.
United Way Mumbai’s
approach to disaster response includes immediate relief, as well as mid-term
and long term rehabilitation of affected communities. With your support, we can