The unexpected flood resulted in many people being trapped in various places. Our initial activities focused on evacuating people, who were trapped in their houses. As part of the immediate response activities, about 6,000 people were evacuated with the aid of TAURUS trucks and 500 people via Navy boat.
Unprecedented torrential rainfall that occurred in the month of October 2021 resulted in floods and landslides in the districts of Kottayam and Idukki in Kerala. There were huge losses to human and animal life, thousands of houses were completely washed away and many were partially damaged and declared unfit for further living. Sargakshetra team visited the affected areas at first to assess the situation and identify the struggles and requirements of the people.