Kerala, the southernmost state of India, is currently dealing with the aftermath of unprecedented floods. Over 322 people died while at least a million people had to be evacuated and moved to temporary relief camps. Tens of Thousands of homes were destroyed and many more were damaged. Never before had the state witnessed a calamity of this scale and magnitude. As per the reports, loss is estimated to be close to a Billion US Dollars so far.
Below are a few links with additional details about the flood:
While full recovery from the disaster will definitely take a few years, most people need immediate help to meet their very basic daily needs, until they can go back to their homes and start rebuilding. At this time, the Columbus Malayalees Group, Indiana have launched a fundraising campaign to support with the emergency relief. If you are able to, we humbly request you to contribute to help the people in Kerala. We will make sure that the contributions you make goes to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund. Even a small contribution will make a huge difference!
Note: We are Columbus Malayalee Community residing in the United States of America, who have roots and families tied to the state of Kerala, India. The money collected through this campaign will be used to assist the people affected by the flood situation in Kerala. All the contributions you make will be transferred to Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund - CMDRF (https://donation.cmdrf.kerala.gov.in/) who in turn will spend the money to rebuild the infrastructure of Kerala state impacted by the floods.
Thank you for your support and prayers.
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