Kerala Flood Appeal
Salesians of Don Bosco are providing Relief to the many people impacted by the monsoon rains over the last week which have caused widespread floods and landslides in the Kerala Region, South India.
Latest information reports over 220,000 people have been displaced and rendered homeless with the death toll rising to 324.
Don Bosco's Communities have opened relief camps in 6 flood affected Districts of Kerala and reaching out to hundreds of people through food packets, clothes, blankets etc.
With a presence in most countries of the developing world, the Salesians are well placed to make responses that are quick, compassionate and generous to those in need during emergencies such as natural disasters.
Salesian Missions Australia purpose is to support the vocational teaching of underprivileged young women, men, boys and girls in developing countries, in order that they find employment and become self-sufficient contributing members of their nation.
Salesian works include schools (academic, technical, agricultural), school luncheon programs, orphanages, workshops for unemployed youth, emergency relief programs and accommodation for street children, running dispensaries, and providing assistance to the disadvantaged.
How will the funds be used?
The funds will be used to provide relief support to the many who seek refuge and assistance from the Don Bosco Community’s and Schools in the Flood affected Region.
Flood Appeal - Kerala, India
For further information please contact Mission Office Staff.
For further information, please contact the Salesian Missions Office 03 9377 6060 or Contact Us
Please note that the Australian Salesian Missions Overseas Aid Fund (ASMOAF) is a registered fund owned and operated by the Salesian Society (Vic) Inc. It has Australian Taxation Office approval for tax deductibility for donations given for the relief of poverty in developing countries.
ASMOAF supports various Salesian projects in developing countries in accordance with the wishes of donors.