India Relief and Education Fund Appeal



DESCRIPTION
Appeal dated August 1, 1998 urging members to donate to help provide relief for the worst cyclone to hit Gujarat in over 25 years. The cyclone killed 1,100 people and injured over 2,000. At the time of writing, 1,700 people were missing. About 2,000 of the dead and missing were migrant workers employed in the salt mining industry living in shanty towns near the port city of Kandla.

THEMES
Remittances & Relief

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: August 1, 1998
Language: English
Location: Fremont, CA

PROVENANCE
Holding Institution: San Jose State University
Collection: South Asian Collection at San Jose State University
Digitizer: Xiaoda Wang
Item History: 2013-11-01 (created); 2014-08-11 (modified)

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