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Man in Wayanad, who lost his house in 2019 Kerala floods, ends life over delay in receiving state assistance
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Man in Wayanad, who lost his house in 2019 Kerala floods, ends life over delay in receiving state assistance

Anguished over the alleged delay in receiving flood relief from the Kerala government, a 42-year-old man committed suicide in Wayanad district

Centre charges Kerala Rs 102 crore for using IAF aircraft, choppers during 2018 flood rescue and relief operations
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Centre charges Kerala Rs 102 crore for using IAF aircraft, choppers during 2018 flood rescue and relief operations

The Centre has forwarded a bill of Rs 102 crore to the Kerala government for the use of Indian Air Force aircraft and helicopters for flood relief operations in the state, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Kerala principal secretary Bishwanath Sinha urges people to help flood-hit children, seeks school supplies in donations
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Kerala principal secretary Bishwanath Sinha urges people to help flood-hit children, seeks school supplies in donations

As Kerala builds itself back after the worst floods the state has seen in almost a century, help has poured in from other parts of the country as governments, prominent personalities and civillians alike have committed to providing essential items and financial aid.

Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; management by local bodies is need of hour
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Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; management by local bodies is need of hour

Kerala already faces health hazards caused directly by the flood, but the situation will worsen if the wastes lie piled up for too long without management.

Kerala floods: Indian diaspora in China contributes Rs 32.13 lakh towards relief efforts, says Union minister KJ Alphons
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Kerala floods: Indian diaspora in China contributes Rs 32.13 lakh towards relief efforts, says Union minister KJ Alphons

Union minister KJ Alphons said on Saturday that he has collected Rs 32.13 lakh form the Indian diaspora in China towards Kerala flood relief.

Kerala, After The Flood: High-level delegation to source relief funds from West Asia and other nations, says Pinarayi Vijayan
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Kerala, After The Flood: High-level delegation to source relief funds from West Asia and other nations, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The delegation from Kerala will travel to West Asia, the US, Australia, Germany, Canada, and along with the support of various Malayali organisations in these countries, will seek funds for rebuilding the flood-hit state.

Kerala HC asks state government about setting up exclusive fund for flood relief; govt says CMDRF will not be 'diverted'
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Kerala HC asks state government about setting up exclusive fund for flood relief; govt says CMDRF will not be 'diverted'

The Kerala high court Wednesday sought the state government's view on the possibility of setting up a separate fund for carrying out flood-relief operations in Kerala.

Kerala floods: Centre should give more, unconditional financial support should be accepted says Rahul Gandhi on 2nd day of visit
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Kerala floods: Centre should give more, unconditional financial support should be accepted says Rahul Gandhi on 2nd day of visit

Rahul Gandhi arrived in Thiruvananthapuram and visited half a dozen camps in the southern districts of the Kerala.

Kerala, After The Flood: Companies making donations can log disaster relief as corporate social responsibility
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Kerala, After The Flood: Companies making donations can log disaster relief as corporate social responsibility

Companies can club relief material under heads such as medical aid, sanitation, and providing housing and shelter.

Rahul Gandhi in Kerala; updates: Congress chief begins two-day visit, meets flood victims at Chengannur camp
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Rahul Gandhi in Kerala; updates: Congress chief begins two-day visit, meets flood victims at Chengannur camp

Rahul Gandhi in Kerala; updates: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited the relief camp in Christian College in Chengannur district of Kerala.

Kerala, After The Flood: Fracas over UAE aid will cost BJP dearly, but Left and Congress also cut sorry figures
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Kerala, After The Flood: Fracas over UAE aid will cost BJP dearly, but Left and Congress also cut sorry figures

The BJP-led government has been criticised for turning down UAE's Rs 700-crore offer for Kerala flood relief, but the whole picture has not been effectively communicated.

'Heartbroken', tech major Apple donates Rs 7 crore for Kerala flood relief; asks customers to donate to Mercy Corps
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'Heartbroken', tech major Apple donates Rs 7 crore for Kerala flood relief; asks customers to donate to Mercy Corps

Apple has also added support banners to its home page, along with the App Store and iTunes Store, allowing customers to donate to Mercy Corps.

Kerala, After The Floods: Pinarayi Vijayan stands by claim on Rs 700 crore UAE aid, says Modi, Crown Prince of Emirates discussed it
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Kerala, After The Floods: Pinarayi Vijayan stands by claim on Rs 700 crore UAE aid, says Modi, Crown Prince of Emirates discussed it

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in response claimed that there was no lack of clarity on UAE aid for the flood-ravaged state and expressed hope the Centre would accept the "offer" of Rs 700 crore.

Army to build two bridges to facilitate pilgrims' return to Sabarimala; final clearance from defence secretary expected soon
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Army to build two bridges to facilitate pilgrims' return to Sabarimala; final clearance from defence secretary expected soon

The engineering division of the Army from Hyderabad has been entrusted to build two bailey bridges near Kerala's Sabarimala temple, One bridge would be meant for the vehicular traffic, and the other for pedestrians.

Kerala floods: Adani Foundation commits Rs 50 cr for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims
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Kerala floods: Adani Foundation commits Rs 50 cr for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims

Adani Foundation will provide Rs 25 crore for immediate relief to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund and an equal amount for rehabilitation and resettlement

Kerala govt to initiate 'high-level' talks with Centre over UAE's financial aid to state; MEA says relief, rehabilitation will be domestic effort
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Kerala govt to initiate 'high-level' talks with Centre over UAE's financial aid to state; MEA says relief, rehabilitation will be domestic effort

The Kerala government is keen to accept the donations from the UAE. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the state government would approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear hurdles.

UAE cannot be considered just 'any other nation', Indians contribute immensely to Emirates' nation-building: Pinarayi Vijayan
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UAE cannot be considered just 'any other nation', Indians contribute immensely to Emirates' nation-building: Pinarayi Vijayan

"As I understand, the UAE on its own has proposed this aid. The UAE cannot be considered as any other nation as their rulers have underlined," Vijayan said.

CMO Kerala releases record of donors who contributed to CM’s Distress Relief Fund by cheque
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CMO Kerala releases record of donors who contributed to CM’s Distress Relief Fund by cheque

The Facebook post stated that the fund has received Rs 210 crore so far, in addition to the pledge for a financial aid of Rs 160 Crore. It said that the payment received through online portals have crossed Rs 80 crore as of 20 August.

Maruti Suzuki, employees pledge Rs 3.5 cr for Kerala flood relief
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Maruti Suzuki, employees pledge Rs 3.5 cr for Kerala flood relief

Maruti Suzuki has donated Rs 2 crore towards the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to strengthen relief, rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts of the government, company said in a statement

With Rs 700 crore, UAE tops list of nations offering aid to rain-battered Kerala; Qatar gives Rs 35 crore, Maldives Rs 34 lakh
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With Rs 700 crore, UAE tops list of nations offering aid to rain-battered Kerala; Qatar gives Rs 35 crore, Maldives Rs 34 lakh

On Saturday, Sharjah ruler Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi donated Rs 4 crore for Kerala flood victims, whereas the UAE government had formed a national emergency committee to help the flood victims.