Kerala Floods 2018: Kerala is facing its worst flood in 100 years. Never before had the State witnessed a calamity of this scale. 80 dams opened, 300+ lives lost and 2,25000+ people are in about 1500+ relief camps. Please join us in rescue and recovery.
Kerala Floods – How can you help in rescue operations?
- The Toll-Free Number is 1077. All 14 districts in Kerala are affected. Use the STD code of the district as well. For example, for Alappuzha dial 0477-1077.
- If the helpline numbers are busy, please enter the details of the persons to be rescued on the website KeralaRescue.in.
- To take part in rescue operations you can register as a volunteer in the website keralarescue.in. NGOs and Companies can also help.
Kerala Floods – How can you help in Recovery operations?
- Your help can rebuild the lives of the affected by #KeralaFloods. Please directly transfer your donations to the Government of Kerala Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) using the link below.
- Please donate to https://donation.cmdrf.kerala.gov.in
- If you have a UPI enabled mobile app, use this address: keralacmdrf@sbi
- Note: All donations are 100% exempted as per income tax rule section 80G(2)(iii hf).
More about the intensity of the flood
- 2nd worst flood after 1924
- All 14 districts in Kerala are severely affected by the disaster.
- 25+ bridges collapsed
- 80 dams opened
- 300+ lives lost
- 220+ landslides
- 50000+ houses damaged
- 10000+ km of PWD roads damaged
- 60000 KM of LSG roads damaged
- 4000 transformers, 17 substations shut down to avoid accidents
- 30000-hectare agricultural loss amounting 770 Crore
- 2 lakh farmers affected
- Nedumbassery International Airport closed
- 23 helicopters for rescue operations
- 100 + teams of Army Navy, coast guard and NDRF
- 2.25 lakh people rescued
- 1568 rescue camps running.
- The flood situation in rain-ravaged Kerala continues to be grim with thousands still trapped in many places.
- Food and water is being distributed to people trapped in many regions using helicopters
Be part of Rescue and Recovery – Help to Rebuild Lives!
- For the people of Kerala, the road to recovery is going to be a long one. Your help no matter how small will be a step to restore normalcy.
- Donate to: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund NO: 67319948232 Bank: State Bank of India IFSC: SBIN0070028 SWIFT CODE: SBININBBT08
- As future civil servants, please be part of the rescue and recovery operations.
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