Cyclone Gaja which made landfall on Friday, Nov 16th along the Tamilnadu coast has completely devastated the Cauvery Delta region. Several towns and Thousands of villages spread across Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Cuddalore, Pudukkottai, and Ramanathapuram districts have been severely affected by the aftermath of this powerful cyclone. The primary source of income in these areas is from Banana trees, coconut trees, Paddy cultivation, and fishing. Gaja has uprooted scores of coconut trees, homes and fishing equipment. People living in these areas have entirely lost their livelihood, and it will take years for them to recover from this tragic loss.
There is a lot of immediate help and relief required in the affected areas. Power, water, milk, medicine, food, and necessities are in high demand. This campaign is to raise money to assist in the relief and rehabilitation measures.
Please donate generously - Every penny counts and will make a big difference in restoring the lives of many from this unprecedented disaster, Greater Cincinnati Tamil Sangam (GCTS) kick-starting this campaign 1000$ contribution.
Greater Cincinnati Tamil Sangam (GCTS), a non-profit association, is coordinating with recognized local non-profit organizations with whom we have worked in the past, and you can be rest assured that the funds will be spent wisely, directly reaching the affected people
Please reach us if you have any questions and require further information or visit: www.cincytamilsangam.org
PLEASE NOTE: GCTS is a registered 501c(3) non-profit charity, the board of the organization does not take compensation and work on a volunteering basis for the community and social causes.
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