Disaster Aid: Chennai Flood Relief in 2015

Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, was particularly hard hit by these floods. This flood, which is said to be the worst in about a century, resulted in a massive displacement of close to 18 lakh people in the city. The damages and losses have been estimated between Rs 50,000 and Rs 100,000 crore. Significant flood relief activities were operationalized in the city by the government, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), political parties, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Indian Navy as well as several international aid organizations.

Healthier Heart Foundation volunteers have been helping transport tons of relief materials and hundreds of food packets for relief since the tragedy has struck. We have done our campign from 18/12/2015 to 24/12/2015. We have screened so far 8000 poeple. Our team includes Medical Doctors, Paramedical Staff. We have distributed Free Medicine and blankets.

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