#BlogForKerala is to inspire maximum number of people to come out from their comfort zone and help Kerala victims. Around thousand people lost their life. Thousands of houses damaged, roads,trees and bridges destroyed with in two weeks. Heritage buildings, museums, textiles & government properties damaged. Government has declared it as “severe natural calamity” after many years.
what is the reason behind kerala floods
Every year Kerala receives monsoonal rain. In 2013 Kerala received more rain fall than this year. Then what happened ? Why it turned into calamity?
Government of Kerala informed to supreme court, it is Tamilnadu Government suddenly released water from Mullaperiyar dam. Then Idukki dam opened after 25 years which caused major floods in Kerala. Experts pointed it could be better if major reservoir gates opened earlier.
Is it only reason ?
No, it has some more reasons Kerala geographic structure is below sea level in some places. Environmental scientists explained the reasons related to man made activities. Usage of forest area for other purposes, obstacles in river beds, mining etc which converted rain fall into natural calamity.
ways to help victims of Kerala floods
Army, government, Navy, air force, different organizations are helping victims already to move them to safe areas and looking after them. It’s time to us as Indians common people should respond to people over there with empty hands. Being humans, specially as Indian it is our minimum responsibility help any of these ways.
1. Donate fund to Kerala government directly through online, no charges for credit & debit cards. For internet banking 40 banks supported. visit website
2. We can transfer money through banks
A/c Number : 67319948232
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: City Branch, Thiruvananthapuram
IFSC : SBIN0070028 | SWIFT CODE : SBININBBT08
Account Type: Savings | PAN: AAAGD0584M
3. If you are in cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad etc there are collection centers to contribute clothes, medicines, bed sheets, soaps and candles etc.
As Hyderabad city citizen giving details of
Hyderabad Drop Off Centres
1. SMR Vinay City, Bollaram Road, Miyapur, Hyderabad-49
2. The English And Foreign Languages University
Outside Gate No.3, Near Sitaphal Mandi overbridge
Contact Persons: Nandu (9526251596)
3. Banjara Hills
Flat No. 6-3-594/10A, Anand Nagar, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Contact Persons: Akhil (7842216157)
4. Tata Institute Of Social Sciences
SR Sankaran Block, TSIPARD Campus, NIRD Road, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500030
5. Sainikpuri Contact: Rahul Paul (8008159966, 9160433823)
Come together we can help Kerala flood victims to over come from the present critical crisis.
Thank you Indiblogger for joining me in #BlogForKerala to motivate people.
Gayathri Sharma is travel enthusiast from India. Adventure lover, Travel blogger by profession.
She loves to write on Indian tradition and culture and always fascinated by Indian temples.Read some
good articles about Travel around the world from her website YatrasBlog.