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Dell reaches out to Uttarakhand

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on November 22, 2017 Published on August 13, 2013

Responding to the severe flash floods in Uttarakhand, Dell India has teamed up with Oxfam India’s relief and rehabilitation work in the region with a contribution of $220,000 (around Rs 1.3 crore).

The donation has enabled Oxfam India to reach out to 12,000 affected people in 2,000 households across 25 villages. The relief effort includes providing shelter, water sanitation and hygiene support, emergency food supply, as well as cash for work in the affected areas.

Additionally, Dell employees have made a contribution of $27,000 (around Rs 16.53 lakh) towards the relief effort in the State. This contribution was facilitated by a disaster relief programme established under Dell Powering the Possible, Dell’s CSR programme.

Dell has made a matching grant for every contribution made by employees, dollar for dollar.

Elaborating on the relief efforts, Nisha Agrawal, CEO, Oxfam India, said, “Being a focus state for Oxfam India, our work in Uttarakhand goes beyond relief to sustainability and livelihood creation.”

Published on August 13, 2013
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