Kerala has been hit by the worst disaster it has seen in a 100 years. With widespread damage across the State, people there need our help.
- The state that recieves just over 2000 mm rain during the South West Monsoon season (June -September), received total rainfall of 2344.84 mm against a normal course of 1649.3 mm. That was 42.17% more than usual.
- During the period, Idukki, for instance, received more than 70% of the average rainfall.
- The rain was however less than the downpour during the 1924 floods, when the state received 3115 mm rain during the SW monsoon.
- Over 480 dead during the SW monsoon seaseon. Between Aug 8 and Aug 26, 302 people died
- Over 75,000 houses damaged, as per initial estimates
- Over 46,000 cattle lost
- Loss of crops over 45,000 hacter
- Damaged roads: 16,000 km (of Public Works Dept); 82,000 km of local roads
- 134 bridges damaged
- Estimated losses are of over Rs 20,000 cr
The central health ministry has warned that cases of leptospirosis, acute diarrhea and dengue are rising in flood-hit Kerala.
State health minister has said that those who are affected by diseases will get free medicines for next one month.
Cleaning activities will be coordinated by the Local Self Government (LSGs) department. MNREGA workers will be involved in reconstruction and revovation efforts in flood affected parts across the state.
Kerala Cheif Minister told a specially convened session of the State Legislative Assembly that 483 people have died in rain-related incidents this monsoon. 14 people are reported to be still missing, and about 140 in hospitals.
- He said that the losses are much more the annual plan for the state, which was set at Rs 26,500 crore in 2017-18
- Currently 305 relief camps accommodate 59,296 people belonging to 16,767 families
- Every family that took refuge in a camp would get Rs 10,000 assistance
Leaders For Tomorrow is supporting schools students in the area. You can help send nearly 25000 children to school again
- Provide 25000 students with school kits (Note book, pens, pencils etc.
- LFT team/ Major donor to visit to deliver the items
What Can You Do
1. Donate Notebook, Pen, Pencil, bag and Geometry Box
2. Sponsor 1 school kits @Rs 250 per child
1. One of the worst affected areas
2. Lowest point in India
3. UN recognized heritage farming system
4. Completely submerged during flood
5. 25000+ School students in 129 schools
If You want to donate stationary, Call us at 9873373468 or 8377899377
or if you want to sponsor school kits, Kindly donate the money through PayTm (at 9599090581)
or transfer it to the Leaders For Tomorrow’s bank Account*
*Account holder: Leaders For Tomorrow Foundation
Account number: 30791555210
Ifsc code: SBIN0001578
Branch: Kalkaji, New Delhi