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NDRF personnel carry out a rescue operation to move locals to a safer place following heavy rain, in Hyderabad on Thursday.(PTI)

Rain-battered Telangana limps back to normal, KCR asks PM Modi for relief

Hindustan Times, Hyderaad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 08:09 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao also wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting that the Centre release an amount of Rs 1,350 crore for immediate rehabilitation and relief works.
People removing an uprooted tree that fell on a parked vehicle due to heavy rainfall at Totu area in Shimla on Friday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
People removing an uprooted tree that fell on a parked vehicle due to heavy rainfall at Totu area in Shimla on Friday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)

Monsoon devastation: Four houses damaged in rain-triggered landslides in Kullu

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 09:13 PM IST
Around 40 people were rendered homeless, no casualties reported
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting at Nabanna Sabhaghar in Kolkata.(PTI)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting at Nabanna Sabhaghar in Kolkata.(PTI)

Mamata Banerjee furious as embankments repaired after cyclone Amphan collapse

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2020 09:15 AM IST
The opposition BJP has accused the government and the ruling TMC of corruption in the repair of the embankments.
Relief kit distribution in the Sunderbans
Relief kit distribution in the Sunderbans

United Breweries Limited and Inclusive India Foundation provide relief kits for Amphan super cyclone victims in the Sunderbans, West Bengal

UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 07:09 PM IST
SoulAce’s NGO arm Inclusive India Foundation (IIF) has been providing 4 Relief Kits to each of 1,400 families for the victims of cyclone Amphan in the Sundarbans region as a part of CSR initiatives planned by United Breweries Limited (UBL).
CM Uddhav Thackeray, his son and environment minister Aaditya meet officials in Alibag to review damage caused by the cyclone.(HT)
CM Uddhav Thackeray, his son and environment minister Aaditya meet officials in Alibag to review damage caused by the cyclone.(HT)

CM Uddhav Thackeray visits cyclone-hit Raigad, announces 100 crore for immediate relief work

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman and Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:45 AM IST
Eight of the 15 tehsils in Raigad district, which was the worst hit by the cyclone on Wednesday, are still without electricity and telephone connectivity
Actor Rajshri Deshpande feels there is an urgent need to make our villages sustainable
Actor Rajshri Deshpande feels there is an urgent need to make our villages sustainable

Rajshri Deshpande: We need to have more people working to uplift villages

Hindustan Times | By Radhika Bhirani
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 03:23 PM IST
The actor has been trying her best to mobilise relief efforts amid the Covid-19 crisis through her NGO
SoulAce’s application is uniquely poised to help relief organizations to bring in a semblance of order in their work and to plan their relief materials systematically.
SoulAce’s application is uniquely poised to help relief organizations to bring in a semblance of order in their work and to plan their relief materials systematically.

SoulAce extends its tech platform to NGOs for free to track COVID relief measures

UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 07:17 PM IST
The platform, which is available free of charge, is aiding many NGOs to plan their relief work in a coordinated manner, even while maintaining social distance.
Dahi Handi Samanvay Samiti (DHSS), the umbrella body of Govinda pathaks, is approaching other organisers to continue with the celebrations.(HT image)
Dahi Handi Samanvay Samiti (DHSS), the umbrella body of Govinda pathaks, is approaching other organisers to continue with the celebrations.(HT image)

Dahi handi mandals opt out of grand festivities, to donate for flood relief

MUMBAI | By Yesha Kotak
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 05:40 AM IST
Although he did not disclose the amount he plans to donate, he urged other organisers too to cancel their events.
Relief camps are providing food and water to victims even as every means is being used to transport relief materials. Even medicines and medical care are being provided.(HT Photo)
Relief camps are providing food and water to victims even as every means is being used to transport relief materials. Even medicines and medical care are being provided.(HT Photo)

Kolhapur floods: Medical camps by local doctors, volunteers provide relief to victims

Hindustan Times, Kolhapur | By Sapna Oswal
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 10:35 PM IST
Kolhapur is not the only district reeling in the aftermath of unprecedented rains. As floodwaters recede, Kolhapur’s Shirol and Kurundwad talukas have also fast become the focus of rescue and relief work.
Residents of Kozhikode in north Kerala paid a tearful adieu to the 32-year-old man, who died while carrying out rescue work .(Twitter image)
Residents of Kozhikode in north Kerala paid a tearful adieu to the 32-year-old man, who died while carrying out rescue work .(Twitter image)

Heroes save the day in flood-hit Kerala

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 04:02 PM IST
On Sunday, his friends noticed he had not come back after attending an emergency call in a nearby area. Missing for the last two days, his body was recovered on Monday
Student organisations Chhatra Bharati and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) are collecting money and items of basic necessity from across the state.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo(Representative image))
Student organisations Chhatra Bharati and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) are collecting money and items of basic necessity from across the state.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo(Representative image))

Mumbai students raising funds to help in relief works for flood hit people

Hindustan Times,Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 09:04 AM IST
Student organisations Chhatra Bharati and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) are collecting money and items of basic necessity from across the state. A team of 20-30 activists will visit the affected areas. “As a responsible citizen, anyone who can go should go.We might not be as capable as the authorities, but we can provide medicinal support”.
On Sunday, the Sena dispatched a team of 100 doctors, along with medicines, food grains, clothes, blankets, bottled drinking water and other relief materials, to Kolhapur, Sangli and Raigad.(Aalok Soni/HT PHOTO)
On Sunday, the Sena dispatched a team of 100 doctors, along with medicines, food grains, clothes, blankets, bottled drinking water and other relief materials, to Kolhapur, Sangli and Raigad.(Aalok Soni/HT PHOTO)

Uddhav taunts Raj: ‘How can people think of polls at this hour’

Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 01:04 AM IST
On Saturday, Raj had sought the Election Commission’s intervention to postpone the polls, scheduled to take place around September-October, citing the floods in Kolhapur and Sangli.
Maharashtra, August 09 (ANI): Minister Girish Mahajan went to Sangli from Kolhapur in a boat to review the flood situation, on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Maharashtra, August 09 (ANI): Minister Girish Mahajan went to Sangli from Kolhapur in a boat to review the flood situation, on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Opposition slams Maharashtra’s relief ops, minister’s selfie

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 02:58 AM IST
Following the floods, the state relief and rehabilitation department issued a government resolution (GR) on August 8, stating it will provide financial assistance of 7,500 and 5,000 for every family from urban and rural areas respectively for the loss of clothes and household items.
Residents help each other walk through the flooded streets of Sangli on Saturday. In similar scenes such as this, the collective effort of Kolhapur residents ensured minimum loss of life.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Residents help each other walk through the flooded streets of Sangli on Saturday. In similar scenes such as this, the collective effort of Kolhapur residents ensured minimum loss of life.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Rare bonding in Kolhapur as floods bring people closer to one another

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 04:16 PM IST
In its latest count, the Pune Divisional commissionerate which covers Kolhapur and four other districts, has placed the death count at four
Workers push a gurney carrying a dead body as they wade through the waterlogged campus of a Vadodara hospital.(AFP)
Workers push a gurney carrying a dead body as they wade through the waterlogged campus of a Vadodara hospital.(AFP)

4 killed, 5,000 evacuated as flood hits life in Vadodara

Hindustan Times, Vadodara | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 05:29 AM IST
Four teams of the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) have been deployed for rescue and relief work, and five more teams will be airlifted from Pane.
Samarth Verma (IAS officer) and Taruka Srivastava (freelancer writer).
Samarth Verma (IAS officer) and Taruka Srivastava (freelancer writer).

2 Lucknowites doing their bit to help Odisha rebuild

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Cyclone Fani left Odisha devastated particularly the holy town of Puri and Bhubaneswar. The relief measure work is going on war footing as people from across country are working day and night to bring normalcy in the state.
The state has only 16.38% water left in the dams, whereas Marathwada, one of the worst-hit regions, has only 4.87% water left in all its reservoirs.(HT Photo)
The state has only 16.38% water left in the dams, whereas Marathwada, one of the worst-hit regions, has only 4.87% water left in all its reservoirs.(HT Photo)

Visit drought-hit areas, submit reports by May 21: CM Fadnavis’s order

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 04:50 AM IST
Meanwhile, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday resumed his tour of drought-affected areas, visiting villages in Satara district, interacting with farmers and visiting camps where the state provides fodder and water to cattle.
PM Modi said everyone, including the central and state teams as well as in the district and grassroots level, worked with great coordination in the rescue and relief work.(ANI)
PM Modi said everyone, including the central and state teams as well as in the district and grassroots level, worked with great coordination in the rescue and relief work.(ANI)

In Odisha to survey cyclone Fani impact, PM Modi praises Naveen Patnaik

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 09:47 PM IST
The Prime Minister carried out an aerial survey on Monday of the cyclone-hit districts of Odisha to review the damage in the path of Cyclone Fani
Cyclone Gaja made its landfall near the coastal Vedaranyam district, ruining life and property in Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur and Pudukoittai districts.(File Photo)
Cyclone Gaja made its landfall near the coastal Vedaranyam district, ruining life and property in Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur and Pudukoittai districts.(File Photo)

Centre yet to release funds for Cyclone Gaja relief: Tamil Nadu government tells Madras high court

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 10:33 PM IST
More than a month after cyclone Gaja ravaged the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, the Centre is yet to release funds for relief and restoration works, the state government told the Madurai Bench of Madras high court on Wednesday.
Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday.(PTI/File Photo)
Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday.(PTI/File Photo)

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami seeks Rs 15,000 crore central aid for cyclone Gaja relief

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2018 06:58 PM IST
The severe cyclone Gaja crossed Tamil Nadu coast on November 16 leaving 63 people and thousands of livestock dead, and damaging properties, standing crops, coconut groves, banana plantations and power distribution infrastructure in several districts.
Volunteers segregating flood relief material at a distribution centre for Kerala floods, in Kochi on Sunday, September 2, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Volunteers segregating flood relief material at a distribution centre for Kerala floods, in Kochi on Sunday, September 2, 2018.(PTI Photo)

Centre will provide all possible support to flood-hit Kerala: Union health minister Nadda

Kochi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2018 02:26 PM IST
“We just want to have an evaluation and whatever best we can do and what more we can do, that is what we are going to discuss,” Union health minister J P Nadda said during his visit to flood-affected areas in Thrissur.
File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will begin a two-day visit to flood-ravaged Kerala on Tuesday.(PTI)
File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will begin a two-day visit to flood-ravaged Kerala on Tuesday.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi to begin 2-day visit to flood-hit Kerala today

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 07:12 AM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit some relief camps and meet fishermen and party volunteers involved in rescue and relief work.
Randeep Hooda was photographed helping in relief work in flood-hit Kerala.(Khalsa_aid/Instagram)
Randeep Hooda was photographed helping in relief work in flood-hit Kerala.(Khalsa_aid/Instagram)

Randeep Hooda joins Kerala relief work, is seen serving food to the needy. See pic

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 09:23 AM IST
Randeep Hooda is the latest celebrity who is contributing to the relief and rehabilitation work in the aftermath of the devastating Kerala floods. The difference is he is present on ground, helping the needy.
Residents wade through flooded streets to their marooned houses in the outskirts at Kuttanadu, Alappuzha district, in Kerala on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Residents wade through flooded streets to their marooned houses in the outskirts at Kuttanadu, Alappuzha district, in Kerala on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Paytm collects Rs 30 crore from users for donating to flood-hit Kerala

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2018 03:38 PM IST
As donations to the relief fund are 100 per cent exempt from tax, people can contribute to the “Kerala CM’s Distress Relief Fund” through Paytm app or website.
“Onam is a festival of Kerala that celebrates rice harvest. It is also a celebration of hope and prosperity. This year, the festival will be more to do with prayers than celebrations.”(AFP)
“Onam is a festival of Kerala that celebrates rice harvest. It is also a celebration of hope and prosperity. This year, the festival will be more to do with prayers than celebrations.”(AFP)

Lucknow: Kerala Samajam cancels Onam programme

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2018 11:42 AM IST
The Kerala Samajam in Lucknow has cancelled their Onam programme this year in view of the devastating floods in Kerala, said an official.
Local fishermen, volunteers and rescue personnel evacuate residents through a boat due to floods at Panadala, in district Pathanamthitta of Kerala on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Local fishermen, volunteers and rescue personnel evacuate residents through a boat due to floods at Panadala, in district Pathanamthitta of Kerala on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

UP clerics: Donate 10% of Bakrid budget for Kerala flood victims

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2018 03:06 PM IST
Senior clerics across the state have appealed to the Muslim community to donate a portion of their Eid-ul-Azha (Bakrid) budget for relief work in flood-ravaged Kerala.
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy said he would seek relief from the Centre for which the losses will have to be estimated.(HT File Photo)
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy said he would seek relief from the Centre for which the losses will have to be estimated.(HT File Photo)

Kumaraswamy announces Rs 200 crore aid for flood relief work in Karnataka

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy reviewed the situation in the rain-affected districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Chikkmagaluru, Kodagu and parts of Hassan and Uttara Kannada.
Soldiers clear debris off a road in a flood affected area at Wayanad.(PTI)
Soldiers clear debris off a road in a flood affected area at Wayanad.(PTI)

How ‘sahyog’ from defence personnel is helping Kerala combat rain fury

Thiruvananthapuram | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 08:13 PM IST
Personnel of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard are tirelessly working 24x7 in evacuating hapless people from isolated places, constructing temporary bridges, repairing and clearing roads in villages of Kerala, braving incessant rains and landslip threats.
Locals argue with BJP MLA Khajan Das in Sanjay Colony, Dehradun.(HT Photo/Video grab)
Locals argue with BJP MLA Khajan Das in Sanjay Colony, Dehradun.(HT Photo/Video grab)

Irate at no flood relief, locals throw mud at BJP MLA, make him leave

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Rajpur Road MLA Khajan Das had to return midway after residents of Sanjay Colony also raised slogans against him and uprooted a board carrying his name in ruling party colours.
A waterlogged street in Agra on Wednesday night.(Raju Tomar/HT PHOTO)
A waterlogged street in Agra on Wednesday night.(Raju Tomar/HT PHOTO)

Overnight thunderstorms kill 15 in Agra

UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 04:27 PM IST
ADM (finance), Rakesh Malpani said 15 deaths were reported from the district — seven from Sadar Tehsil, five from Kirawali, two from Bah and one in Kheragarh.
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