Weʼve raised £6,186 to Government of Kerala Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund
- London, UK
- Funded on Wednesday, 24th October 2018
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We are reaching out to you because the place we come from, in India - Kerala, nicknamed “God’s own country”, is currently under a state of emergency due to widespread floods. Floods happened over a period of 2 weeks and has caused immense damage and distress.
It is estimated that:
-> More than 370 lives were lost
- > More than 1 million people are displaced and is staying in disaster relief camps. That's as many people living in a country like Estonia
- > 3000+ disaster relief Camps are opened
- > Crops in 42000 hectares are lost
- > 260,000 farmers are affected
- > 537 landslides were caused
- > 221 bridges have collapsed
- > 10000 km of roads are damaged
- > Preliminary estimates count a loss of more than 3 billion USD (210 billion in INR)
Though nothing can explain the impact of the catastrophe to its fullest, some of the news articles that covered this disaster are listed below:
There is still a lot to be done for rescue. Relief and rehabilitation work is just starting and each penny counts.
We simply cannot do it without your help. Your support will make a real, lasting impact in the lives of those who are in need.
If you could please support by making a donation and sharing it with your network, it will be greatly appreciated. All the money from this campaign will go to the Government of Kerala Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund
Let’s hold hands and make this possible.
For any kind of clarifications, Please contact:
T Haridas +44 7775833754, Rajesh Krishna +44 7747031212, Carmel Miranda +44 7463296411, Rekha Babumon +44 7854694049.
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Kerala Floods 2018
Loka Kerala Sabha Members of UK taking this initiative to support our State Kerala is In the midst of an unprecedented flood havoc. The calamity has caused immeasurable misery and devastation. Many lives were lost. Hundreds of homes were totally destroyed. Lets support Kerala...