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Help for Indian Students stranded in US

3/26/2020 11:30 AM

Help for Indian Students stranded in US

Help for Indian Students stranded in US 

 

Read Embassy of India Student Hub Advisory [Updated 8 April 2020]

http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1115496907910&ca=ea7a8ed7-8d4a-48a9-a909-4ff9c0f5932d

Read Embassy of India Student Hub Advisory [Updated 27 March 2020]​ https://indianembassyusa.gov.in/News?id=24945

March 26, 2020: Indian-American hoteliers offer free accommodation to stranded Indian students. More than 6,000 rooms in nearly 700 hotels were offered to them by Wednesday following a call from the Indian Embassy. The Indian Embassy have been running a round-the-clock helpline since last week for the students in the US, who number over 2,50,000.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/indian-american-hoteliers-offer-free-accommodation-to-stranded-indian-students/article31169608.ece

 

March 24: Indian-American Hoteliers join hands to help Indian students stranded in US
AAHOA's Indian-American hoteliers have pledged 2,000+ rooms for stranded Indian students.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/nri/nris-in-news/indian-american-hoteliers-join-hands-to-help-indian-students-stranded-in-us/articleshow/74791505.cms

American Telugu Association (ATA) and Indian Friends of Atlanta (IFA) offer help (see flyers below)

 
Please fill your info in the following google form, if you are interested in hosting a student.
 
 
Dear Community members:
We are sure all of you in the USA are following the COVID-19 virus news very closely. President Trump has declared a national emergency that brings challenges to Indian students studying at various universities due to college closures, suspension of campus activities, and closing of dormitories. Our extended family members, international students from India, are facing harsh conditions as campuses are shutting down. It is the time for communities that need to come together to help these students in providing temporary accommodation. ATA has always been at the forefront in showing support and solidarity to the community members in emergencies. ATA is working closely with the Indian embassy in Washington DC to identify these students who need accommodation. ATA counts on you to accommodate the students from India during this critical time. Without the support of the community, it is impossible to host the number of students. We are hoping that these circumstances will get resolved pretty soon. If you are willing to host, please take a moment to fill the following google form, so it helps us to identify whom you are willing to host like boys or girls, and for how long, etc. We are confident that many of you will come forward and host. We thank you from the bottom of our heart for your generosity and goodwill gesture. ATA truly appreciates it!
 
Please fill your info in the following google form, if you are interested in hosting a student.
 
 
 
American Telugu Association (ATA)

 

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