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Tuesday 28 December 2004

Appeal from GOONJ..

This is an appeal from GOONJ received by e-mail..information on the organization is at www.goonj.info


Dear Friends,

This is an urgent appeal in the wake of today's devastating quake (tsunami waves) in parts of south India and neighbouring countries. GOONJ.. has initiated a major relief campaign 'RAHAT- QUAKE' in thismoment of crisis.

This is a call to all our well wishers and volunteers to mobilize all efforts and resources for collection of relief material for immediate dispatch to the affected areas. We are constantly in touch with our partner NGO's/agencies in south Indian states to reach relief material at the earliest.

We need support in the following areas:

Material- clothes, tarpaulin, bed sheets, utensils, dry ration, candles, match box, torch & batteries, water purifier tablets, medicines etc.

Volunteers- for creating awareness, helping us organise collection camps, sorting and packing.

Financial support- from institutions and individuals for communication, collection camps, storage, sorting, packing, travel, transportation and local distribution expenses.

Contact information:

Anshu K. Gupta ( Ashoka Fellow)
Director, GOONJ..
Tel.- (m)-98681-46978, (o)-011-26972351
Add-J-93, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi-44

2 Comments Post a Comment
Blogger Atheistbishop said :

Do you have Anshu Gupta's mail id?

Tue Dec 28, 03:40:00 PM IST  
Blogger Sukumar said :

Jaycees of Mayiladuthurai (Mayavaram) in Tanjore Dt is involved in Tsunami Relief Work at Poompuhar, Chidambaram and other nearby coastal areas. Refugee Camps are being run in Mayiladuthurai for the displaced victims. There is an urgent need to provide medicines at various camps. Jaycees volunteers will assist in distribution. We welcome assistance from NGOs and Pharama companies. Contact : Mr A S Ravindiran (Mob : 09345061022) or Mr V Raman (Mob : 09443134855). Jaycees can also assist corporates and NGOs to carry out Relief Work in the nearby areas to ensure benefits reach the victims.

Fri Dec 31, 12:24:00 PM IST