(Worst disaster in Kerala since 1924)
The South Indian State of Kerala is battling through one of the greatest natural calamities since its formation.
Many people have become homeless, 13 out of 14 districts have been severely affected, more than 320 people have lost their lives, 300,000 people are in 2000+ relief camps, 700,000 people have been displaced,23 bridges collapsed, 10,000 km roads destroyed, 40000 hectare agricultural lost, 33 dams opened, thousands of houses have been damages.
The damage is estimated to cost about 2.7 billion US dollars
People from all walks of life have put themselves at risk to save the lives of others.
Kerala’s superheroes: Swimming against the tide, fishermen save countless lives
Army, Navy, NDRF work on war footing in Kerala to carry out rescue and relief operations
Kerala pulls off a near impossible task, but work is only half- done
How You Can Help
Donate for Kerala Flood through Malayalee Engineers' Association (MEA)
MEA Houston is collecting donations to send to Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) to help the victims of the flood disaster in Kerala. Your donations made through MEA are tax deductible per the rules of IRS. Please keep a copy of your transaction receipt. MEA Houston will also provide a receipt for you later in the year to claim a tax deduction.
We are depending and counting on your generosity and kindness to help our fellow Keralites. No amount is too small or too large; Your donations will be kept confidential. Kindly click on the Donate button to make your donation .
Donate for Kerala Flood through Kerala Chief Minister's Distress relief Fund (CMDRF)
Stand With Kerala Kerala Flood Relief
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 and many more were damaged. For the first time in history, 27 dams in the State had to be opened. Never before had the State witnessed a calamity of this scale. In the fight against the flood, we have braved the odds.
Now it is our duty to help the affected rebuild their lives. The path to recovery can be long & arduous, but you can make a difference by joining the rebuilding efforts. Contribute generously to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.