Friday, December 31, 2004

A quick note from Changi airport. Jayanthi Shankar has sent this mail giving a contact address for donations in TN.

"..An appeal for old clothes
Looks like many affected people are suffering without food, shelter and clothes. Old clothes can be donated to one kind volunteer,Mr. Ramkimobile - 98400 95437(chennai)
He is willing arrange to take the old clothes.
Can also be given in him at his 100,old no. 50,Naga Medicals BuildingSecond floorJones Road,Saidapet,chennai - 15.
Please kindly spread this mail to as many of your friends,..
This is sent to those not residing in chennai also so that this can be spread to their respective friends,.
thank you,rgds, Jayanthi Sankar..."

I am travelling back from the US. REd Cross is repeatedly posting requests in the US newspapers that I read for contributions. So,
For those who are not in TN:
Redcross world over welcomes donations in terms of money/cheques. They say money is easier to handle than cloths and food which, they say, are difficult to transport to affected areas.

more links for donations:

As for the disaster, I have no words to even to think about it. On coming back home, I can't imagine the depth of the aftermath that awaits me there.

1 comment:

ரவியா said...

back home..waiting eagerly for your posts