Urgent help needed for disastrous flooding in Kerala, India!

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It is much appreciated by the support we have garnered in this short period of time but just as we need as many signatures, donations are as equally significant as the Chief Minister of Kerala has called for help to rebuild the lives of people in the state. "At this point in time, nothing can help as much as money."

The death toll is touching 196 lives and the destructive floods and rains are still not stopping. People are trapped in their own houses without good, water, electricity, and other basic supplies. There are a growing limitation relief material items as the population grows into the relief camps and are in desperate need of blankets, medicines, clothing, etc.

You can do your part in helping the government provide those who are suffering by giving the smallest amount of dollars by choosing to follow any of these small steps:

    1. Contribution can be made directly debiting to AUCKLAND INDIAN MALAYALI CLUB, AUCKLAND (an organisation dedicated for the Malayali community) :

  • Account details: 12-3287-0024977-00                                                  Ref: Kerala Flood Relief                                                                               Code: Your Name

      2. Contribution can be made directly by going to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund via https://kerala.gov.in/web/guest/CMDRFService :

  • Basic information such as name, phone number, and currency type will be asked. (Ignore PAN)
  • Note: choose International Banking as your currency type. It will be converted into USD so the amount you choose to contribute is completely up to you. 
  • Select Payment Gateway as State Bank of India. Click Proceed and the page will be directed to the STATE BANK MULTI OPTION PAYMENT SYSTEM. Select Foreign Cards Click Here.
  • It will then redirect you to a payment gateway where you can pay through net banking, credit cards or debit cards. Once the transaction is successful, you will get a payment success notification on the display as well as on your email address. 

    3.  Money can be contributed by cheque/DD or internet banking.

  • Account details:                                                       Account number: 67319948232                               Bank: State Bank of India                                       Branch: City branch, Thiruvananthapuram                   IFS Code: SBIN0070028                                                Name of Donee: CMDRF                         
  • In case you plan to send to mail a cheque/DD, you can address it to:                                                                  The Principal Secretary (Finance), Treasurer, Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund, Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram - 695001                    

If there are any issues with any of the steps above, please leave a message below ASAP under Discussion or reasons for signing.

Again, we stress you all to share this petition around in order to accumulate as many signatures and donations as we can.

We hope you keep the people of Kerala in your hearts and prayers.

Thank you.

by the anonymous
3 years ago