The low-lying Sunderbans delta is always vulnerable to extreme weather, and the recent Cyclone Amphan certainly left its mark. Large areas were flooded, and settlements and cropland were destroyed.
Through the local partner organisation, Arpan Mahila Samity, CRS was able to provide emergency supplies to the remote area of Jharkhali on 07 June. The food packages will help families suffering the double blow of the coronavirus lockdown and the impacts of the cyclone.
Meanwhile the school building is being used as a quarantine centre for people with, or suspected of having, coronavirus.