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Kerala State, India Flood: Collecting information and assessing the disaster area

Publication date:2018-08-23
In response to the flood disaster in Kerala State in southern India caused by seasonal monsoons near the beginning of August, AMDA began collecting disaster information and assessing the disaster area.

According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), Kerala State is suffering from large-scale flooding caused by torrential rain that continued for two weeks from 5th August. As of 20th August, 13 of the 14 districts in Kerala have been heavily affected. In Kerala State alone, 324 deaths have been reported, 220,000 people have lost their homes and 223,139 people are living in 1,500 evacuation camps.
    •  Emergency Relief
    •  GPSP Multi-National Medical Mission (Peace Building)
    •  India
    •  2018