Over 324 lives have been lost in rain-related incidents from May 29 in Kerala. Since August 8, floods, landslides, and related incidents have claimed 173 lives.
All districts except for Kasargod and Thiruvananthapuram continue to be on red alert. Major rivers in the state are in full spate and flood water is entering areas up to 7 km away from the banks.
You can contribute to the relief operations by donating to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund or by volunteering or directly helping the collection points with materials.
Most needed items:
Bedsheets, Sleeping mats, Blankets, Nighties, Lungi, Bathing towel (Thorthu), Rusk (No Bread), Biscuits (No cream biscuits), Water (ONLY 20 ltrs cans ), Rice, Sugar, Salt,Milk powder, Pulses, Curry masalas, Oil, spices,tea/coffee powder, RS packets/ electrolytes, water purifying chlorine, tablets, Dettol, First aid kit, Mosquito repellents/Odomos, Anti Septic lotion, Antifungal powder, Bleaching powder/ lime powder, Baby Diapers, Adult Diapers, Sanitary napkins, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Body soap, Washing soap, Candles, Matchbox
Here is a list of collection points in Kerala and rest of India where you can contribute emergency materials required for relief operations:
1. Regional Sports Centre, Kadavanthra
Contact: (9809700000, 9895320567, 9544811555)
For help with transportation to relief camps: Team HOPE: Ebin: 8086430843; Anusha:9633497500; Anoop: 9961333258; Nikitha:7558944310; Abhijith:8330091514
2. Kaloor renewal centre:
Fr. Thomas Pereppadan: 9447060396
3. Thammanam - NPM school auditorium near Mosque
Control Room, Collectorate, Kannur
Helpline number: 9495929008
In Adoor: Anaswara Jewellers, Thomson Bakery, Vazhavila Medicals, Janata Medicals, Santhosh Travels, Sultan Hotel Contact: 9400243496, 9447561466, 0473 4224753
District Collector Idukki, Idukki Collectorate
District Collector, Collectorate, Kalpetta, Wayanad
Contact: 0469 204151, 9745166864, 9746239313.
1. Keltron Vellayambalam campus:
2. SMV school, Thampanoor
3. Sri Mulam Club, Vazhuthacaud
4. YMCA Hall, Statue
5. Cotton Hill School, General Hospital Junction Contact: 919947669280
6. Trivandrum Women's college
7. Karyavattom University Campus
8. Mar Ivanios Vidyanagar, Nalanchira Contact: 9809700000, 9895320567, 9544811555
Naveen:8281235887, Cyril:8547109702, Anand:7012884796, Bajiyo:9544104313
9. Weavers Village Contact: 04714013939
10. Indian Red Cross society, General Hospital Jn Contact: 9447558222
11. Kattakada Taluk office
12. Planing board office, Pattom
13.Technopark Club House, Kazhakkuttam
Contact: 9562527473, 9962497221
Chengannur Control Room: 00914792452334; Saji Cheriyan MLA : 00919447069379; Suresh : 00919605535658; James :- 00919447273251
Disaster Relief Team Chengannur Allepey 9545461547 AR Ravi
1. St Maries College: Contact - Sandeep -9388774546
Smitha S Kumar - 9061858512
Numbers which can be contacted for getting urgent requirements to relief camps:
Januvin James: 9846333800, Jubin Thomas: 7012463509, Roshin john: 8848769604, Vysakh babu: 7907075834, Philp Mathai: 9526854091, Tintu Thomas: 7907254628, Akhil Koshy Philip: 8086286067
Rest of India-
1. Indian Law Institute parking ground
Contact: Biju Raman 9910527653, Usha Nandini-995817520
1. Lotus Exotic Journeys, 33/17, Thomas Nagar, Little Mount, Saidapet Contact: 9789053919.
2. Navin Dayton Heights, B block, community Hall, No.76, Nelson Manickam Road Contact: 7871512200, 9884408677, 9442527878
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3. Octaves Studio, G1, No 16/34, Sangeeth Apartment, Sarangapani Street, Near Habibullah Road, T Nagar Contact: 9446960500, 9677042386
1. SMR Vinay City
contact: 9000351888, 9703503573, 9840921173
Bollaram Road, Miyapur, Hyderabad 49
2. English and Foreign Languages University
Contact: Nandu: 9526251596, Parvathy: 8089245410
Anandu G: 8086869573, Ajay: 9746286425, Tony: 9177509603
Address: outside Gate No:3, EFLU, Near Sitaphalmandi over bridge
3. Banjara Hills
contact: Akhi: 7842216157, Nivin: 8790408101, Nithin: 8606821009
Address: Flat no6-3-594/10A, Anand Nagar, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
4. Tata Institute of Social Science
ContactL 7382092647, 7995926635, 9633134831, 8547930466
Address: SR Sanakran Block, TSIPARD Campus
NIRD road, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500030
5.Central University of Hyderabad
Contact: Roshna: 9400339959
6. Kerala Flood Relief Aid Collection - Lamakaan (18 August - 19 August)
1. Ganga Vertica, Neeladri main Road, Electronic City Contact: 8867846625
2. Avohi, Venus Building, Kalyana Mandapa Road, Jakkasandra Ext, Koramangala (9731980066)
3. Confederation of Indian Industry, CII, 12 Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar (7001663618, 9740233244)
4. Keli Cultural Association, Pruksa Silvana, Nimbekaipura Road, Budigere Cross, Old Madras Road Contact: 9945481192
5. Tanzeb, 4017, First Cross Road, Stage 2, Domlur Contact: 9916900719
6. Midway City Owners Association, Concorde Midway City, Basapura Road, Hosa Road Junction Contact: 9964741820, 8041234875
7. Sankara Eye Hospital Kundalahali Gate, Varthur Main Road Contact: 9739011685
8. Visthar, KRC Road, Kothanur Post Contact: 080 28465294/5, 9964171982.
9. Indian Social Institute, 24 Benson Road, Benson Town, Bengaluru Contact: 23536189/23536364, 9980331471.
10. SCM-India, 29, 2nd Cross, CSI compound, Mission Road, Bengaluru Contact: 080 22223761.
11. Lions Club, No 9 Hanumanthappa Road, Sonangi Layout, Kammanahalli, Main Road, Bengaluru-33, Contact: 08041614128
12. MC layout near Vijayanagar metro station- 9035170707
(This article will be updated)
Messages in social media, using hashtags #Keralafloods, #Keralarescue and #Keralarainhelp have been trending on Twitter, seeking and offering aid to people in these tough times.
#DoforKerala, #Anbodu Kochi, #Anbodu Trivandrum, #Koodeundu by Troll Trivandrum and a Facebook page called ‘Trivandrum Indian’ have already started supplying essential items to affected people staying at relief camps in Thiruvananthapuram.