2 Ways To Help Kanpur Accident Victims

kanpur train accident

On November 20, early morning at around 3 am when most passengers were sleeping, the fourteen coaches of Indore-Patna Express smashed up against each other and met with what’s being called the worst railway accident in recent years. So far the death toll has climbed up to 146 people with 200 people suffering from injuries. The despair of families frantically looking for their loved ones at the wrecked site is indescribable – our hearts and prayers go out to the families of these victims.

While the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams try to recover bodies and rescue those that are trapped, here’s something YOU can do to help the tragic situation:

Share Helpline Numbers

The internet has always been of huge help during such difficult times. Let’s do it again – here are the numbers you need to circulate to help the people affected by this accident. Railways have made these available for anyone who needs assistance. Share these numbers on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp so we can reach as many people as we can.

  • Indore – 07411072
  • Ujjain – 07342560906
  • Ratlam – 074121072
  • Orai – 051621072
  • Jhansi – 05101072
  • Pokhraya – 05113270239

Additional numbers:

  • PNBE : 0612 – 2202290 | 0612 – 2202291 | 0612 – 2202292
  • RLY : 025 – 83288
  • MGS : 05412 – 251258

Provide Monetary Help To Survivors

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each for the kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 for seriously injured in the accident from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, there are many anxious survivors and their families who are going to need help to afford their unexpected medical expenses and treatment care. 

Let’s give them all the support they need – if you want to help, get in touch with us so we can help you make it happen.

You can call us on (+91) 022 3357 8152 or write to info@ketto.org or you can contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

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Shraddha Phulgirkar

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