18 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

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Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway
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Asked on 18 August, 2018

How much relief money has been announced by Modi government for Kerala floods?

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Modi government has announced Rs.500 crore as immediate aid for Kerala in addition to the Rs.100 crore relief fund, which PM Modi announced earlier.

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Asked on 18 August, 2018

What caused this flood in Kerala?

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The heavy raining in Kerala since August 8 caused the worst floods in Kerala after 1924.

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How much loss did Kerala suffer because of this floods?

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As reported by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala has suffered losses of Rs.25,000 crore till August 18.

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How many districts are affected by Kerala Floods?

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13 out of 14 districts of Kerala are flooded very badly. Red Alert has been issued for 11 Districts.

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How can I contribute by donating necessary items such as food, clothes, and medicines?

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Apart from funds, you can also contribute products to flood relief. Visit Amazon and select an NGO, browse their wish list and select any product you wish to donate and follow the procedure mentioned on the website to make payment. If you are living nearby and want to send toiletries, medicines, clothes, furniture and food cans, you can call the Emergency Operations Centre at the district Collectorates at toll-free number 1077.

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How can I donate money for Kerala Floods?

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You can donate money by visiting the donation portal and filling the donation form. You can also mail the cheque or DD to the Principal Secretary (Finance) Treasurer, Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund, Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram-695001. Online payment portals like Paytm and Tez are also helping people to donate money to the distress relief fund.