Disaster Relief

Amma.org: Disaster Relief
Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004
Embracing the World was the leading provider of relief for tsunami survivors in India, providing more than $46 million worth of relief.
Amma.org: Disaster Relief
Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011
In 2011, we provided on-the-ground support for refugees in Japan, as well as $1 million to sponsor the education of orphaned children there.
Amma.org: Disaster Relief
Haiti Earthquake, 2010
In 2010, in response to the Haiti earthquake, we sent several shipments of emergency supplies, and provided food and scholarships for children.
Amma.org: Disaster Relief
Flood Relief, India, 2005 - 2011
India has been stricken by several devastating floods since 2005. Our volunteers have been some of the first on the ground and the last to leave.
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What We've Accomplished

$1 Million: Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, 2011

  • $10.7 million: Karnataka / Andhra Pradesh Floods, 2009
  • Food, clothing, bedding and blankets distributed
  • Medical care for 500+ people per day

$465,000: Bihar Floods, 2008

  • Medical team in place for two months, treating 50,000
  • Thousands of tents, blankets and tarpaulins distributed

$1 Million: Hurricane Katrina, 2005

$46 Million:Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004

  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    Amma personally helped hundreds of children who survived the 2004 tsunami to overcome their fear of water.
  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    The unit is the size of a city bus, and brings sophisticated medical care to disaster-affected areas.
  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    We built an evacuation bridge allowing 15,000 people to evacuate in 30 minutes, in the event of a tsunami.
  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    We donated $1 million for the education of children orphaned by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    We provided scholarships for 30 children who had dropped out of school after the Haiti Earthquake.
  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    Doctors from AIMS, our tertiary hospital in Kochi, Kerala, rush to respond to natural disasters across India.
  • Amma.org: Disaster Relief
    In 2005, as part of our Katrina Relief effort, we donated $1 million to the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund.
Disaster Relief