At least 324 people have died and over 3.2 lakh are now in relief in camps in Kerala. The state is an unprecedented crisis, ravage by torrential rain.
The death toll from 10 days of floods in the state has nearly trebled in the last 24 hours. Prime Minister Nanrendara Modi had arrived in Kochi last night to undertake a survey of flood hit areas.
PM Narendra Modi was accompanied by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijaya, Governor P. Sathasivam and Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons during the aerial survey of floods affected areas.
Narendra Modi announced an interim relief aid of Rs 500 crore. Haryana CM Manohar Lal KHattar has also announced an aid of Rs 10 crores for the flood ravaged region.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced relief materals including rice, milk and Rs five crore more for relief operations in the flood ravaged Kerala.
As per report says, till now 42, Navy, 16 Army, 28 Coast Guard and 39 National Disaster Relief Force teams were engaged in rescue operations.
Red alert was sounded in all 14 Kerala district. All three wings of the armed forces have been pressed into action for a massive rescue operations.
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Railway dispatches 2.8 lakh of drinking water from Tamil Nadu’s Erode to Kerala.
More than 80,000 people, standard in various places , were rescued today, of whom 71,000 were from one of the worst affected region of Ernakulam district. Indian Army said that, It has rescued 3,627 persons , including 22 region nationals.
Kerla CM P Vijayan tweet, “Facing the worst flood in 100 years.” He has also added the situation continued to be “Grave” with over 3.14 lakh people form the 70,000 families sheltered in relief camps.
Delhi , Andhra Pradesh announced Rs 10 crore contribution each for flood relief
DGCA ask domestic airlines to mount additional flights to and from Kerala with a cap on the maximum fare.
Congress President R Gandhi, urged party workers to demonstrate the core party values of service and help those in need.
Chief Minister appeals people for donation : here us the account number to make contribution
Kerela Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Bank: State bank of India
SWIFT CODE: SBININBBT08
Here is how you can help :
Urgent material required: Rice, pulses, vegetable oil, iodized salt, sugar, dry milk and baby food
Feeding bottles, buckets, torch, tents, candles and blankets, New clothes, tarpaulin/plastic sheets and sanitary napkins ,Common, over the counter medicines and antibiotics, Soap, toothbrushes and towels
here the address:
Adchini, Sri Aurobindo Marg
New Delhi- 110017
Phone: +91 11-26561333/444