Over the past several days, Kerala has experienced its heaviest rainfall since 1924, which has reportedly resulted in the deaths of over 70 people and affected millions more.
The intense downpour is expected to last till at least August 18, leaving citizens in dire need of rescue and rehabilitation. Even if you’re not in the state, there are still a lot of ways you can help. Here’s how:
1. Donate funds to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
2. You can also transfer funds to the CMDRF directly from your account using the following bank details:
Here's how you can help those affected by the unprecedented floods in Kerala. Now you can make donations online to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund through the site, https://t.co/OFHTHlZ9by #KeralaFloods #StandWithKerala. pic.twitter.com/XNlBKqdCUT
— CMO Kerala (@CMOKerala) August 14, 2018
3. Find a collection center in your city to donate material supplies for those in need. The NGO Goonj has a handy list here.
Over 50,000 people in Kerala are battling massive floods. Goonj is gearing up to be with the people the way it has done in a series of disasters. You are needed too!
Contribute money and material: https://t.co/VX1Z8wwtKD#RahatFloods #Disaster pic.twitter.com/WsfXHLyPi9
— GOONJ.. (@goonj) August 11, 2018
4. Spread the word about emergency hotlines set up in various districts.
— AJITH K JOSEPH (@ajithucc) August 16, 2018
5. Visit KeralaRescue.in to find out what supplies are needed and in which districts. You can also request for help or register as a volunteer if you’re in Kerala.
6. You can also volunteer to help with the coordination of rescue efforts from outside Kerala here.
Dear bros…We urgently require more IT volunteers to help us with the backend work of coordinating relief & rescue and…
7. Follow the hashtags #DoForKerala and #KeralaFloods to stay in touch with the latest updates.
— dulquer salmaan (@dulQuer) August 11, 2018