As of May 1st, 2021, India has reported over 3500 deaths and more than 400,000 COVID-19 positive cases daily marking India the country with the highest one-day tally of new COVID-19 cases in the world since the beginning of the pandemic.
Hospitals are facing severe shortage of resources and equipment, especially oxygen concentrators. No matter where we are in the world, we stand with India and hope to help them to our fullest extent through this crisis. But together, with everyone’s efforts combined, we can play our small part to help India get through this crisis.
To all our students affected by the current situation in India, we want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and that we stand with you in the hope that this crisis will be resolved as soon as possible.
UWA offers it students a variety of resources for mental health. If you're feeling unwell or stressed due to the current situation, do check out the resources linked below
The Guild also offers a fortnightly support group for Indian students in the Club Collaborative Room (Meeting Room C):
- Wednesday May 26, 1-2pm
- Wednesday June 9, 1-2pm
- Wednesday June 23, 1-2pm
We've listed down a few external resources for mental health and other help resources if you are currently situated in Perth or in India!
Links to donations
If you would like to help, we've verified and collated a few places where you can donate!