Akshaya Patra is responding to flood-affected North Karnataka
Akshaya Patra has already stepped in the relief service
North Karnataka is hit with very heavy rains, and has flooded many places. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Hubballi-Dharwad is serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in 48 ‘Ganji-Kendras’ (temporary shelters) for more than 16,000 persons who are affected by the floods in Dharwad district.
Location of relief work: Dharwad
Start date of relief work: 6th Aug 2019
Number of meals served so far: 2,19,186
Join in the relief operations by donating to Akshaya Patra. Your donation will be extremely helpful in providing food to flood-affected people in Dharwad, North Karnataka.
Akshaya Patra’s Past Disaster Relief Activities
The core cause of Akshaya Patra is to implement the Mid-Day Meal Scheme. However, Akshaya Patra is always actively involved in disaster relief services by providing food to affected people. Here is a quick overview of Akshaya Patra’s past relief activities:
Assam Flood Relief
Activity period: 17 July 2019 to 3 August 2019
Location of relief work: Several relief camps in Kamrup district
Total meals served: 52,880
Odisha Cyclone Relief
Activity period: 15 May 2019 to 6 June 2019
Location of relief work: Brahmagiri, Satar, Kanas, Gok, and Satyabadi
Total meals served: 1,00,000
Kerala Flood Relief
Relief activity period: 13 August 2018 to 30 September 2018
Total Meals Served: More than 1 lakh meals
Gorakhpur Flood Relief
Activity Period: 25 August 2017 to 8 September 2017
Total Rice-based Meals Served: 84,200
Total Theplas Served: 1,92,000
Chennai Flood Relief
Activity Period: 8 December 2015 to 25 December 2015
Total Rice-based Meals Served: 2,12,000
Gujarat Flood Relief
Activity Period: 25 July 2017 to 30 July 2017
Total Theplas Served: 4,00,000 Areas Covered: Banaskantha District (North Gujarat), Kalol, and Ahmedabad regions.
Nepal Earthquake Relief
Akshaya Patra airlifted 1,00,000 meals to earthquake hit Nepal in April 2015. It also established a centralized kitchen in June 2015 to support the affected people of the region. The Earthquake Relief Centralised Kitchen Project was a joint initiative undertaken by Akshaya Patra, Jamsetji Tata Trust, and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha. The kitchen served 1.4 million meals to the affected people for 88 days.