Kerala Floods 2018 – Please Join Us in Rescue and Recovery

Kerala Floods 2018 - Rescue and RecoveryKerala 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?

Kerala Flooding - Helpline Numbers

  • 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?

Kerala Flooding - Donate to CMRDF - ClearIAS

  • 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: [email protected]
  • Note: All donations are 100% exempted as per income tax rule section 80G(2)(iii hf).

More about the intensity of the flood

Kerala Flooding 2018

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  • 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!

Stand With Kerala : Kerala Flood Relief Donate to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund

  • 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.
  • Also, please share this post so that it reaches maximum aspirants. Thank you.
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