Kerala Needs Your Help: Helpline Numbers, Donation Centres, Fundraiser Events and More Information

Kerala is facing its worst floods since 1924, and needs your help. No amount or donation is too small. All details you need, below.

If you'd like to donate towards the relief efforts:


Through the official Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund website:

http://donation.cmdrf.kerala.gov.in/


Through NEFT / IMPS bank transfer:

Bank: State Bank of India
Account Number: 67319948232
Branch: City Branch, Thiruvananthapuram,
IFSC: SBIN0070028


Through UPI:

keralacmdrf@sbi

Items most needed:

  • Ladies & gents' undergarments
  • Baby diapers
  • Baby foods
  • Sleeping mats
  • Cotton blankets
  • Bed sheets & pillows
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Cleaning items
  • Nighties, shorts
  • T-shirts and churidars
  • Sarees


You can also donate:

Ready-to-eat foods, Oats, Bread & Jam, Energy bars/Protein bars/Cereal bars, 2-Minute Noodles (Maggi, Top Ramen, Waiwai), Milk tetra-packs, Milk powders, Tea powders, Sugar, Salt, Canned Food, Cerelac, Pediasure, Kerosene stoves, Sleeping mats (paya), Blankets and bedsheets, Candles and matchboxes, Odomos.

You can donate through several e-comm companies and apps

Collection centers in various cities

If you're struck by the floods, please reach out to these emergency helpline numbers:

Please call these numbers for emergency aid and rescue. Please call only one number and share your situation. The rescuers and volunteers will be contacted and followed up with till you're safely evacuated.

  • +91-4712737811
  • +91-4712737822
  • +91-4712737833
  • +91-4714124199
  • +91-4762805050
  • +91-9148156184
  • +91-7349744047
  • +91-9900096119
  • +91-9789066078
  • +91-9544664896
  • +91-9846492491
  • +91-8606302787

Kerala Floods District Control Room Numbers:

  • Idukki : 0486 2233111, 9061566111, 9383463036
  • Ernakulam : 0484 2423513, 7902200300, 7902200400
  • Thrissur : 0487 2362424, 9447074424
  • Palakkad : 0491 2505309, 2505209, 2505566
  • Malappuram : 0483 2736320, 0483 2736326
  • Kozhikode : 0495 2371002
  • Kannur : 0497 2713266, 0497 2700645, 8547616034
  • Wayanad : 04936 204151,9207985027
  • Thiruvananthpuram: 0474 2794002
  • Kottayam : 0481 2562201
  • Alappuzha : 0477 2239630

And importantly, be aware of news sources: There's a lot of panic, fake information and rumours doing the rounds at this time. The Chief Minister's Office and Anbodu Kochi (who is on-ground, handling relief operations) are legitimate sources for information: Along with what is now needed for donations, new centers, etc.

Fundraiser Events

There are several events happening across India to help raise funds for Kerala. Keep watching this page as new events get added regularly.

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