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Kerala floods: Rains subside, 9 lakh people take shelter in relief camps

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    Kochi, Aug 21: After the Centre declared Kerala floods as a "severe" calamity, the state government called for an all-party meeting over flood situation in the state at 4 pm in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

    On declaring floods as a "severe" calamity, the state is bound to receive support at a national level with the possibility of additional assistance from the Centre's National Disaster Response Fund. Also, MPs from across the country can donate liberally from their MPLADS funds for providing relief.

    Also Read | Kerala floods :'Need help equivalent to total damages,' CM Vijayan appeals for additional aid

    Police have been instructed to take strict measures against such cyber offenders. Also Spotted some fraudulent messages/posters with altered CMDRF account numbers as well. Kerala is exhibiting monumental strength to bounce back from this tragedy, and anyone who is trying to disrupt it will face serious consequences.

    North Paravoor in Kochi

    North Paravoor in Kochi

    A man salvages the items at his shop after flood water receded at North Paravoor in Kochi on Monday, Aug 20, 2018. (PTI Photo)

    Health check-up

    Health check-up

    Flood affected people queue up for health check-up at a relief camp at North Paravoor in Kochi on Monday, Aug 20, 2018. (PTI Photo)

    Also Read |Kerala floods declared calamity of ‘severe nature'

    'Thanks' to heroe's of Kerala

    'Thanks' to heroe's of Kerala

    Thanks' is written on the roof of a building to convey Kerala people's gratitude to Indian Navy and Air Force for their rescue and relief operations towards the flood-affected people, at North Paravoor in Kochi on Monday, Aug 20, 2018. (PTI Photo)

    INS Garuda naval base

    INS Garuda naval base

    The passenger plane of Alliance Air that landed at INS Garuda naval base in flood-hit Kochi, Kerala on Monday, Aug 20, 2018. (PTI Photo)

    Packing up

    Packing up

    Army personnel pack up their material after carrying out rescue and relief operations in the flood-affected areas, at North Paravoor in Kochi on Monday, Aug 20, 2018. (PTI Photo)

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