North Karnataka has been continuing to reel under heavy rains this monsoon. As per the data released by Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), the death toll has raised to 61. And, it is worsening every hour. Reportedly, about 1,24,291 people have been evacuated and 272 relief camps have been set up to support the flood survivors of various north, central and coastal districts of Karnataka. People in Karnataka are in dire need of your help.
Akshaya Patra relief operations in action
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Hubballi-Dharwad has been serving breakfast, lunch and dinner from 48 ‘Ganji-Kendras’ (temporary shelters) for over 16,000 flood-affected people in Dharwad district.
Location of relief work: Dharwad
Period of relief work: 6 August 2019 to 17 August 2019
Number of meals served so far: 2,19,736 meals
Status of relief work: Completed
Our food relief operations at the flood-affected region are on in full swing. Join in by donating to TAPF and help people who have been braving the flood fury. North Karnataka awaits your help!
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Akshaya Patra’s Past Disaster Relief Activities
The core cause of The Akshaya Patra Foundation is to implement the Mid-Day Meal Scheme. However, TAPF is always actively involved in disaster relief services, providing food to people in crisis. Here is a quick overview of our past relief efforts:
Odisha Cyclone Relief
Activity period: 15 May 2019 to 6 June 2019
Location of relief work: Brahmagiri, Satar,
Kanas, Gok, and Satyabadi
Total meals served: 1,00,000
Kerala Flood Relief
Activity Period: 13 August 2018 to 30 September 2018
Total Meals Served: More than 1 lakh
Chennai Flood Relief
Activity Period: 8 December 2015 to 25 December 2015
Total Rice-based Meals Served: 2,12,000
Gorakhpur Flood Relief
Activity Period: 25 August 2017 to 8 September 2017
Total Rice-based Meals Served: 84,200
Total Theplas Served: 1,92,000
Nepal Earthquake Relief
Akshaya Patra airlifted 1,00,000 meals to earthquake hit Nepal in April 2015. It also established a centralized kitchen in June 2015 to support the affected people of the region. The Earthquake Relief Centralised Kitchen Project was a joint initiative undertaken by Akshaya Patra, Jamsetji Tata Trust, and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha. The kitchen served 1.4 million meals to the affected people for 88 days.
Gujarat Flood Relief
Activity Period: 25 July 2017 to 30 July 2017
Total Theplas Served: 4,00,000
Areas Covered: Banaskantha District (North Gujarat), Kalol, and Ahmedabad regions.