Cyclone Fani in India

An Indian woman sits with her child next to storm-damaged buildings in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha on May 4, 2019, after Cyclone Fani swept through the area. Photo: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images
An Indian woman sits with her child next to storm-damaged buildings in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha on May 4, 2019, after Cyclone Fani swept through the area. Photo: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images
Cyclone Fani, the heaviest storm recorded in India since 1999, has made landfall on the Odisha coast with winds of up to 175mph. As many as 100 million people in 10,000 villages and 52 towns in Odisha are likely to have been affected by the cyclone. We urgently need your help to meet their most critical needs today.

Oxfam is on the ground assessing needs and helping communities. Together with local partners, we are ready to provide safe drinking water, medical and hygiene supplies, food, and long-term recovery and rehabilitation support to help people cope with the disaster.

You can help us. Donate now to help people us reach people in critical need today and recover in the weeks to come.