AAISW Kerala Flood Relief Fund

The unusual and unexpected incessant monsoon rains since the beginning of August have caused massive floods and mudslides in Kerala, the southern  state of India. This state has about 39 big dams out of which 36 have been opened due to over capacity. The impact of the this disaster is as follows.

-All 14 districts of the state have been affected and declared red alert
-780,000 people have been displaced from their homes
-At least 357 people have been killed
-22,000 houses have been destroyed
-5,665 relief camps were opened
-350,000 people have been sheltered in camps
-Indian Army, Navy and Air Force participated in the rescue effort
-1,247,494 people have been rescued from their stranded homes
-Airports, Railway and Roads have been affected making the rescue ---- efforts difficult.
-Total  cost of the damage is estimated to be 50,000 crores Rupees


      Thousands of families returned to their homes empty handed. In the rehabilitation and reconstruction phase of this disaster needs massive amount of money that this local Governments  are not able to afford. Any kind of help can be a big relief to this miserable people of kerala.
   
     All funds collected  in this regard will be sent to the Kerala Chief Minister’s distress relief fund.

American Association of Indian Social Workers (AAISW) is a registered  private nonprofit organization of professional Social Workers of Indian origin who are settled and working in America. 32331660_1534969434813098_r.jpeg
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Organizer

Francis Palluppetta 
Organizer
Fair Lawn, NJ
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