Response Updates

Convoy of Hope Responds to Massive Flooding in India

India Reported by
Flooding in India

September 4, 2020 | 12 p.m.

Rising cases of COVID-19 have significantly delayed operations. Nonetheless, rebuilding and repairs that began on homes during the summer were recently completed. Through the partnership with Bombay Teen Challenge, seven families have shelter and a safe, sturdy place for refuge.

  • 101 families served
  • 505 individuals served
  • 81 hygiene kits distributed
  • 7 communities served

August 6, 2019 | 9 a.m.

Convoy of Hope and its partners in India are responding to catastrophic flooding caused by torrential monsoon rainfall. In Mumbai, areas received the equivalent of 11 days of normal monsoon rainfall in a single hour. Thus far, 10.4 million people have been displaced and 209 lives have been lost. In two states (Assam and Bihar), an estimated 250,000 people are living in relief camps.

Convoy of Hope is providing family food packs, hot meals, water, and some basic medical assistance to those who have been seriously affected by the flooding

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