Hundreds of thousands of people got trapped, and even a conservative estimate of the damage to public infrastructures like bridges, roads, hospitals, and other government buildings.
More than 2,54,000 people are living in community-run relief centres, mainly Schools, & Marriage Halls; and some are accommodated by voluntary organizations and trusts.
They need shelter, food, medicines and clothes. Houses which have not been damaged are unsafe and unhygienic for immediate accommodation.
Dam reservoirs and rivers overflowed, sections of highways collapsed and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala, after days of incessant rains left nearly 2,54,000 people homeless and killed at least 324
Five columns of Army were deployed in the state's seven severely-hit northern districts, out of Kerala's 14, to help evacuate people and to build makeshift bridges even as the Indian Navy's southern command was put on alert after water level in Periyar river rose amid concern that parts of Willingdon Island in Kochi could be inundated.
The funds raised here will be used to distribute food packets, clean water, Milk & Biscuits Kit and conduct medical camps in the worst affected areas of Kerala.