Be a part of these helplines, Kerala awaits your assistance!

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India is reeling under severe pain as the death toll in Kerala reaches 138 due to flood. The god’s own country has been facing incessant rains since August 8 which has led to the devastation of so many lives and properties in the state.

Life has come to a standstill in flood-hit Kerala owing to a series of landslides and overflowing rivers. According to various reports, around two lakh people have been shifted to 1,165 relief camps across the state. The calamity is described as the worst disaster that the coastal state has faced causing immense disruption to the lives of its citizens.

Brands like Vodafone, in an attempt to provide help and assistance to the affected people have enabled it’s customers in Kerala to remain connected in this hour of dire need, on an immediate basis. The telecom major offers a ‘Talk Time’ credit of up to Rs. 30 to all Vodafone prepaid mobile customers. To activate this Chota credit, Vodafone prepaid customers can SMS ‘CREDIT’ to 144 or dial *130*1#. Additionally, 1 GB of mobile data is being auto credited free of cost to all Vodafone prepaid smart-phone users in Kerala. Meanwhile, Amazon and Paytm have tied up with various NGOs working to reach out to the needy with basic amenities.

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While we are aware that everyone is involved into doing his/her bit for those in need, here we curate for you a list of helplines through which you extend a helping hand to the crisis-filled state.1. 

1. DonateKart

2. Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund- Government of Kerela

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3. Collector of Kannur listed down a few necessities on his Facebook post

Emergency Numbers –

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STD Codes –

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District Control Room Numbers –

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4. Google Person Finder

5. Kerala Flood Relief Appeal by Rapid Response

6. Kerela Rescue

7. Goonj

8. World Vision India

 

As citizens of the country, take a pledge to utilise these helplines and co-ordinates to its fullest helping those stranded in Kerala. Spread awareness about these initiatives by using hashtags #KeralaFloods, #HelpKerala #RescueKerala, #KeralaSoS on social media.

Also, if you know of any reliable groups that can be added to this list, do let us know in the comments section or write to us at [email protected]

A life awaits you…


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