Maharashtra is currently witnessing high-intensity floods due to the incessant rains over the past few weeks. According to the latest reports almost 7.5 lakh people have been affected and 248 people have lost their lives. Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli are reported to be worst the affected districts. Water levels have risen in rivers following heavy rains in each of these 3 districts.

The NDRF, Army, Navy & Coast Guard are now involved in rescue efforts. Once the rescue phase of the disaster is completed, families will require our ongoing support to tide over this crisis and rebuild their lives.

United Way India stands in solidarity with the victims of this unprecedented tragedy and is making coordinated efforts to rush relief to the affected areas. Our aim is to provide immediate relief assistance to the affected families and to ensure the survival of the most vulnerable amongst the survivors.