Cyclone Sidr hit the southwestern region of Bangladesh leaving an extensive trail of destruction in its wake. The immediate needs that are urgently required include food and non-food items, emergency shelter, basic health care, clean water and the provision of basic relief items.
Donate to one of the charities below who are providing emergency relief on the ground.
Delivering emergency food rations, plastic water containers and pumps to remove polluted water from areas where it is likely to cause contamination
Helping the Bangladeshis who have been displaced and lost their homes, crops and livelihoods
Sending volunteers to the affected districts continue to evacuate people and provide relief
GlobalGiving's Fund for Bangledesh
Dispursing funds to organizations with active projects working with vulnerable communities in Bangladesh, including those supporting victims of the cyclone.
Distributing thousands of essential items for survival to children and families
Rushing emergency aid to families displaced by Cyclone Sidr
Planning an aid response for families in the Mongla region of southern Bangladesh
If you would like to donate to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies that are doing immediate relief work in the area you can make a donation from their website directly at http://www.ifrc.org/.