Kerala flood

Kerala floods one month after: State government all set to go for crowdfunding model

Going by the model now, individuals and organisations will be able to adopt certain regions or villages for reconstruction.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Wayanad tourism en route to recovery

Amid all the gloom perpetuated by crippling floods and nasty landslides, Wayanad is busy putting together its tourism pieces.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: State wants centre to hike borrowing limit 

The sponsorships will be mainly for constructing houses, livelihood means and basic infrastructure.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Road to Kurichiyarmala remains closed

On August 9, a split second was all it took for the entire area of Kurichiyarmala to be swept away by a landslide.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Only bricks, filth left in Panamaram homes

Panamaram is one of the worst-affected areas in Wayanad and the entire area was inundated when the Panamaram river overflowed.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Chaliyar grapples with rehabilitation

In Chaliyar, the worst-hit panchayat in the district, 40 houses were wrecked in the deluge at Mathilumoola colony which was home to 54 families, including 21 tribal and 23 SC families.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Lasting scars and uncertainty in Kannappankundu, Karinchola

The Kannappankundu river got split during the heavy rainfall, with one arm forcing down across the houses along its banks.

published on : 20th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Fewer migratory waterbirds at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

After the floods, the Forest Department worked over ten days to remove plastic waste and slush from the park.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Demand for ‘flood-resilient’ upland properties on the rise

If earlier ‘water frontage’ was an effective marketing hook to entice a prospective buyer, now real estate developers are pushing their properties with a ‘flood-resilient’ tagline.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Poringalkuthu reservoir filled to the brim

KSEB officers say the Poringalkuthu reservoir - built across the Chalakudy river in 1957 and generating 52 MW hydel powder - can carry only 32 MCM of water.     

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Kalady bracing up for drought

A month after the floods, Kalady residents are also worried about the quality of soil in agricultural lands.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Kuranchery natives struggle to shake off landslide reality

It is the loud noise and the huge volume of earth, rocks and trees that people remember.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Chalakudy bouncing back with renewed vigour

A visit to the Chalakudy market reveals the fast pace at which business is returning to normal.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Making a slow, painful recovery 

In the landslide which struck on August 16, Akhila lost six members of her family and a friend of her brother who was staying overnight at their house.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: How can the government insist on deducting a month’s salary, asks employees

While several employees have their reservations, some former top bureaucrats have a different take on the issue.

published on : 18th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Kunnukara, Kuthiyathode seek route to redemption

In the devastating floods, 256 houses were completely damaged while 925 houses suffered partial damage.

published on : 18th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Damaged equipment flood workshops in Alangad

Rajesh, an electrical equipment technician, has been working overnight for a month now in Alangad.

published on : 18th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: ‘Normal’ still a dream for Neriamangalam

The 60 residents of the village are yet to recover from the impact of the deluge.

published on : 18th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Amid financial woes, plywood factory owners keep their chin up

The owner of Amina Industries, a plywood manufacturing unit in Vallam, near Perumbavoor, Faisal has decided to restart his factory even though many of his machines are damaged.

published on : 18th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Manappuram on road to recovery

However, the speed with which the rebuilding work is being carried out at Aluva Manappuram shows how resilient humans are.

published on : 18th September 2018
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