Ms Yashoda Pradhan of Kerandia village in Nimapara block of Puri district in Odisha is a victim of Mahanadi floods 22. Her house and farm field is under water since last 2 days. As the water level is rising then the situation is going to be worsened. Her family have lost the food grains and cooking is not possible. The whole family of 4 members are living on stoked dry food which is going to end soon. Her 2 acres of paddy field which was shown recently is completely submerged and destroyed. Her half acre of vegetable field( ladies figure) is completely submerged since last 2 days and will be damaged within a day or two. Her family has lost one year agri income with immediate effect, affecting the food security of the family for next year. She will be distress selling her household assets( including cows) to withstand the effect of floods. Her son who returned from migration due to Covid will again go for “Dadan” ( migrant worker) to kerala.

This is not the only story of Yashoda, but the story of thousands of vulnerable families in Mahanadi delta( 10 districts) affected by Mahanadi floods-22.

They need immediate food ration, clean drinking water, hygiene kits, sanitation kits, house repairing assistance, agriculture revival assistance, health education and services, alternate income generating options and so on. They strongly need Relief, rehabilitation, CBDP and resilient livelihood options.

DSS has been responding to natural calamities in coastal villages of Puri, Khordha, Balasore and Cuttack district. Initially it targets to respond to 5000 marooned families with immediate relief and rehabilitation packages.

DSS needs all your generous contribution in terms of cash and kind to ameliorate the sufferings of the marooned communities.

Donations are exempted from Tax under section 80G of Income tax Act. Please send your PAN no to get a donation receipt.

Bank Details

For Indian donors/ Indian donations

Name of the organisation: Darabar Sahitya Sansad
Name of Bank- State Bank of India
Branch- Garrage Chhak, Old town, Bhubaneswar-2
A/C No- 10378163096 , IFSC- SBIN0003108

Google pay  No- 9437940304

For Foreign donors/ Foreign donations

AC Name-Darabar Sahitya Sansad
Name of Bank- State Bank of India, New Delhi Main Branch, Parliament Street,  New Delhi-110001
A/C No- 40124096045,