NOTE : Please do not make appeals for cash collections for the above effort. Only donations in kind will be accepted. We will not be responsible for any cash collections made. Click here to see how seconds can change history... To know more about Tsunami Aid and Volunteers in and around India... you can visit this very helpful blog on Tsunami Aid.
For some more information on Tsunami aids through blogs click here.... Update: Folks in Bangalore can drop cash contributions at the kiosk setup at ITPL, Whitefield Road. Details of the stall Venue : Tech Park MallTime : 12 noon to 4:00 PM Date : 29-31 December, 2004 Contributions will be sent to organisations working for the cause. For more donation options, try http://www.formbuddy.com/helpnow/ List of medicines that you can buy and give to the voluteers... Medicine for Children -CHLORINE TABLETS -SEPTRON SYRUP AND TABLETS -FLAGY SYRUP AND TABLETS -PARACETAMOL SYRUP AND TABLETS (125,250) -ASTHALIN SYRUP -MEBENDEZOL TABLETS -COUGH SYRUP -BRUFEN TABLETS -METRONIDAZOL LIQUID -LOPRAMIDE -POXYCYLIN TABLETS -AMIPICILLIN TABLETS -SOPHRAMYCIN OINTMENT -NASIVION NOSE DROPS -ORS PACKETS -CALAMINE LOTION Medicine for ADULTS -AMOXYCYLINE 250 MG -ANTI-HISTAMINE -PARACETEMOL 500 MG -T.LOPRAMIDE (TABLET) -BRUFEN TABLET -BETADYNE TABLET -DEREPHYLENE TABLET -T.SEPTRON TABLET -(METRONIDAZOL) METROGYL FLAGYL TABLETS -DOXYCYLINE ADULTS I think if we can donate bottled water it would be of great help since the affected areas need clean water to drink. Please try and arrange for first aid bandages and gauzes which will be of great help for the victims.
If you would like to send cheques anyway, you could do so to the following agencies: You will also get Tax Exemption under Section 80G.
Indian Red Cross Society, 1, Red Cross Road, New Delhi - 110001 Phone: (011) 23716441, 237162342. Times FoundationTimes House 7, BahadhurShah Zafar marg New Delhi 110002 Click here for more info on Times Foundation and its Relief Aid. You can also donate your cheques to the Prime Minister's relief fund and send the cheque or the Draft to the Prime Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi-110001. Cheque/DD to: Prime Minister's National Relief Fund Address: Prime Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi-110001. You will not be charged any commission on the draft in favour of PMNRF. The contributions will give you 100% deduction from taxable income under section 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act.
You can also pay online through this link.. courtesy, The Hindu.
For friends wanting to directly reach Chennai, this would be a helpful link for more information.
WARNING !! There is a warning in all leading online-dailies of another impending Tsunami attack by 12 noon especially in costal regions of Tamil Nadu andKerala. Please be guarded. Lets hope that this does not happen...