Sewa bharati: Appeal for Support to Sikkim Earthquake victims

The Sept 18, 2011 Sikkim Earthquake toll is now 82 and counting.
UPDATE: The Death toll is 82 and counting.
Loss of property: 15,000 houses collapsed while 100,000 badly hit

Nature has struck again, this time in Sikkim and the ground has shaken literally. Sikkim hit by an earthquake of 6.8 in magnitude killing 82 precious lives. Out of the 82 deaths, 68 are in India, including 53 in Sikkim. Theree peopel are confirmed dead in Bihar and 12 in West Bengal, seven each are dead in Nepal and Tibet respectively.
  More than 100 people arrived at Siliguri district hospital and 30 were admitted. “The tremors were felt in Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, North East and Nepal. Around 200 people have been brought to the ITBP relief camp in Gangtok, Ranjit Sinha, DG ITBP, said. Coupled by the incessant rains that hit the highways and landslides that deteriorated the situation sikkim needs all the help NOW.
Here is a preliminary Video of the quake (Video click here) (Click here)
Total dead    82
Sikkim           53 
West Bengal   12
Bihar               3
Nepal              7
Tibet               7
Helpline numbers
Gangtok Police helpline numbers: 03592-202022 or 03592-202033
West Bengal police emergency helpline number: 033-22145486



An injured child at a hospital in Siliguri
An injured child at a hospital in Siliguri.


Contribute to the relief and reconstruction of Sikkim Earthquake victims.

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Payable to "Sewa International" and mail it to:
Sewa International USA
PO Box 14622
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Sewa International

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IDRF

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North Bethesda,
MD 20852-3238,
USA.
For donations from UKSewa UK,
110 High Street, Edgware,
Middlesex, HA8 7HF

Earthquake in Nepal  
PHOTO: AP.. A man looks on from a damaged house after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of in Katmandu, Nepal on September 18, 2011.

Earthquake in West Bengal  
PHOTO: Headlines Today
An injured woman being taken to a hospital after an earthquake in West Bengal on Sunday, 18 September.

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