Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singing husband Nick Jonas donated flood aid to Assam and asked people to do the same to help efforts to help those in the state, which was devastated by the floods and left nearly 100 dead and at least 129 animal victims.
By bringing to social media the actor-singer couple shared the names of some organizations, which are involved in rescue and rescue operations in the state to which people could send their donations.
“While we are still facing the effects of the global pandemic, the Indian state of Assam is grappling with another serious crisis. It has been devastated by floods triggered by strong monsoon showers that affect the lives of millions of people.” Priyanka wrote in a Tweet.
“The impact on life and land / property is unimaginable. The rapid rise in water level has also flooded Kaziranga National Park, one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the world,” wrote the actor.
Priyanka also published the reference of two organizations: Action Aid and Rapid Response who are working on the field to help people.
Nick also shared the same message on his social media accounts. They shared the details of Action Aid and Rapid Response, two organizations working on flood relief.
Floods caused by rains killed 96 people until Sunday, according to the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA). A total of 2,543 villages are recovering from the effects of the rising waters of the Brahmaputra, among its other tributaries, which have affected 1.22 hectares of crops.
A total of 129 animal victims have been reported to Kaziranga National Park and the Tiger Reserve in Bokakhat due to drowning and other reasons, according to the Assam government.
There are 50,136 people residing in 496 relief camps in the state, SDMA said.
Floods have wreaked havoc in various districts of Assam for the fourth time this year.