Chennai Floods 2015

Chennai Floods 2015

The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has brought heavy and continuous rains which devastated the State of Tamil Nadu recently. The state is battling one of the worst floods in history. Several districts were submerged leaving a trail of death and destruction. The toll in the devastating floods has reached over 190 dead. More than 2,500 villagers are badly affected and 60 % of the capital city of Chennai is underwater. Thousands of families are still stranded and awaiting help across the state.

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Volunteers of Sewabharathi are toiling day and night and extending their help to rescue and relief operations. 1250 volunteers of Seva Bharati are in the relief and rescue efforts across Chennai, Cuddalore and the Northern Districts of Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram. Rescue operations, food, medicines, candles and drinking water were the urgent requirements.

Relief Support Provided by Sewa International
  1. Volunteers are spread into 75 flood-affected areas with their relief work right from day one.
  2. Sevabharathi in co-ordination with NDRF and Armed personnel, are helping in rescue operations in Mudhichur, Mannivakkam
  3. Free medical camps were conducted at Ariyalur, Kamarajapuram of Manali, Chennai. Rice was distributed to 100 families of Kadapakkam, Manali.
  4. Seva Bharati of Tirupur Unit, Lagu Udyog Bharati extend a helping hand in serving the Cuddalore affected people by giving them the dress materials and other needed materials.
  5. 2000 Food packets, nilavembu kashayam, counselling to the public was rendered to nearby 8 villages of Chromepet. Relief material and help from Vellore district to Chennai:
    • 15 volunteers, including one lady, from Seva Bharathi of Vellore District, left for Chennai with some relief material (the much wanted and scarce vegetables, rice, biscuits and bread, candles, matchboxes and mosquito coils) for relief work.
  6. A team of allopathy and Siddha Doctors of National Medicos Organization, Arogya Bharati volunteered themselves for serving medical assistance to the flood-affected people in Chennai.
Rehabilitation Support Provided to Victims
  1. The destruction of their homes and other infrastructure forced countless people to become homeless. They had lost all their treasured items, household appliances, and many more. In order to support the victims to get back on their feet,  the victims were provided with the basic essentials including:

    • 300,000 Mats at ₹100
    • 200,000 Blankets at ₹150
    • 100,000 Cooking Utensil Kits at ₹500
    • 100,000 School Supply Kits at ₹200

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