8 Ways You Can Help Victims Of The Kerala Floods Right Now!

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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:

3. Find a collection center in your city to donate material supplies for those in need. The NGO Goonj has a handy list here.

4. Spread the word about emergency hotlines set up in various districts.

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.

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7. Follow the hashtags #DoForKerala and #KeralaFloods to stay in touch with the latest updates.

8. And most importantly, avoid spreading panic by verifying every forward and news update you receive before sharing it further.