Courtesy : E! Online
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have extended their help towards Assam flood relief measures and have asked their fans to do the same. PeeCee took to her social media handle and informed the fans that can also make donations.
Taking to her Twitter handle she wrote, “While we are all still dealing with the effects of the global pandemic, the Indian state of Assam has been grappling with another major crisis. It has been devastated by floods triggered by heavy monsoon showers affecting the lives of millions. The impact to life and land/property is unimaginable. The rapidly rising water level has also flooded the Kaziranga National Park, one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in the world.”
“They need our attention and support. I’m sharing details of a few credible organizations that are doing some good work on the ground in Assam, and Nick and I have made a donation to each. Let us support them so they can continue to help those in need. #Assamfloods #PrayForAssam #AssamNeedsHelp @PRIYANKACHOPRA,” she added.
Check out the Tweet below:
The floods were triggered by heavy rains in Assam which inundated 2,265 villages besides affecting 112,667 hectares of crop area in 27 districts and damaged hundreds of houses. The district administrations have set up around 457 relief camps and distribution centers in 23 districts, where around 46,000 flood-hit people have taken shelter.
Several reports mentioned that besides erosion of river banks at a large number of places, roads, embankments, bridges, culverts, and other infrastructure were damaged at many locations in 23 districts, the officials said, adding that hundreds of houses were fully or partially damaged due to the floods.
Earlier, Nick and Priyanka made donations to PM CARES fund and UNICEF to help the daily wage workers and their families amid the coronavirus pandemic.