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Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi pitches for single-window system for reissuance of documents lost by victims

Rahul Gandhi flagged that many flood-affected families in his constituency lost essential documents such as ration cards, Aadhaar cards, school or college certificates, land titles, registered documents, birth certificates, death certificates, tax receipts, pan cards.

Kerala toll 85, Pune 43; IMD predicts fresh spell of active monsoon

According to the Met Department, five districts, including the worst-affected Malappuram and Wayanad, are likely to get very heavy showers on Wednesday.


Biryani, clothes, henna on palms: Eid in Kerala flood relief camps

Several organisations, as well as individuals, stepped in to arrange for a sumptuous meal and new clothes for those living at relief camps in Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts — the worst-hit by the floods this year.

Watch videos: Rains batter Kerala, throw life out of gear

Till Friday morning, a total of 330 relief camps have been set up housing around 22,500 people.

In Kerala district hit by floods, five farmer suicides since January

During the floods in August, Idukki district saw many landslides. While 59 people were killed, about 11,530 hectares of agricultural land was destroyed.

Coming Up for Air: How Kerala is inching back to business as usual

There’s no way of telling the state is recovering from such a calamity. It’s only when one crosses junkyards with discarded doors and cupboards, and mechanic shops filled like parking lots with disused cars, that reality dawns.


67% people unaware of emergency kits, disaster preparedness in Kerala: Survey

The findings in the state-wide survey held just over two months after the state was devastated by unprecedented floods in a century have prompted Kerala State Literacy Mission (KLSM) to pitch for a "disaster management literacy programme".

Kerala floods: NDRF team narrates rescue missions, calls it 'Black August'

With the increased phenomenon of “Urban Flooding”, NDRF, the men in orange uniform helping people during times of distress are becoming a familiar sight in urban centres.

Kerala floods: Central team to visit state to assess flood damage

The financial mechanism to meet the rescue and relief expenditure during any notified disaster event is governed by guidelines on the State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) and the NDRF, the official said.

From Rs 5 to 500, these Punjab jail inmates donate funds for Kerala flood relief

The contributions from inmates ranged from Rs 5 to 500 and the step was taken after jail's deputy superintendent Harpreet Singh motivated them to raise funds for the flood-hit state.

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Kerala Floods: How The River Damaged My Hometown

One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.

Kerala Relief Camp - A look inside

Nearly a million people are housed in relief camps across Kerala. What is life inside a relief camp?


4 Indian Navy personnel save 109 people

Four personnel of the Indian Navy saved 109 people in an operation that lasted over four hours in Kerala's Thrissur district.

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Kerala paralysed by floods

As the rain fury continues in Kerala, the state government has issued a red alert notice in all the 14 districts. The death toll has climbed to 67 while over one lakh people are put in relief camps. Transport connectivity has taken a major hit with trains are either getting cancelled or delayed. The Kochi […]


Kerala island worries about floods destroying their link with the mainland

Residents of Kozhithuruth, an island in Kerala, are worried after their homes were flooded due to heavy rains this year. Their bigger worry is that the floods may destroy their only link to the mainland, a 30-year-old stone bridge over a stream.