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#StandWithOdisha: Social Media Unites To Help Odisha After Cyclone FANI, This Is How You Can Contribute


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05 May 2019

OMMCOM NEWS


Bhubaneswar: Odisha is battling and struggling to revive after Friday’s devastation due to Cyclone FANI. Support and empathy is pouring in from all across world and people are taking to social media to appeal for financial and logistic assistance to the State.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has tweeted, "#Odisha has been devastated by #CycloneFani. Cyclone FANI has damaged our State but not our spirit. Please help rebuild precious lives." 

Celebrities like Abhishekh Bachchan, Terence Lewis, Disha Patani, Tamannaah Bhatia among others have tweeted and urged people to help the State. Cricketers Virat Kohli, Virendra Sehwag have also taken the initiative.

Electricity, communication, railways, airport, hospitals, roads and infrastructure would need a lot of time, money and manpower to get into shape. This is how you offer your bit in rebuilding Odisha:

Chief Minister's Relief Fund

Donate Online: https://cmrfodisha.gov.in/donation/onlinedonation.php

Bank Transfer:

Account Name: \Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund

Account Number - 006101057842

IFSC Code - ICIC0000061

UPI VPA- *ODISHACMRF.FANI©ICICI* 

Donate Offline: For Cheque / Bank Draft Drawn in favour of “Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Odisha” Payable at Bhubaneswar

Mailing Address

Additional Secretary to Government

Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

General Administration & Public Grievance Department

Odisha Secretariat, Bhubaneswar-751001

Contact Telephone No. of C.M.R.F- 0674-2391160, 0674-2322397

NGO by the name of Goonj has also come forward to offer help- https://goonj.org/cyclone-fani/

Apart from monetary donation, they are also looking at contributions like:

Food Items: Rice (Non-Basmati), Pulses, Mustard Oil, Poha, Sugar, Tea, Biscuits and Spices

Utensils: including Pots, Pans, Cooker (3 or 5 lit. only, ISI marked)

Clothes: Wearable Sarees,Blouse & Petticoats,Nighties, New under garments, Lungi/Dhotil Childrens’ clothing, Bed sheets, Blankets & Towels, Slippers and Footwears

Toiletries: Tooth Brush, Toothpaste, Soap, Sanitary Pads, Bucket & Mug, Washing Soap/ Powder, Antiseptic Liquid, Floor Cleaning Liquid

Essentials: Tarpaulins & Ropes, Mosquito Nets, Solar Lights, Torches and Pencil Batteries

Miscellaneous:
Pain relievers
Mosquito repellants
Lighter/Matches
Candles
Scissors
Gloves
Masks
Umbrella/Raincoat
Sleeping Mat
Water purifying tablets
General Medicines