The initial response and rescue work is completed in Kerala. The details have been shared with regular update in Sphere India URS matrix. Now Kerala will need about Rs 31,000 crores for recovery and reconstruction following the century's worst floods. The highest amount would be needed for reconstruction of roads and transportation (Rs 10,046 crore), followed by housing (Rs 5,443 crore), agriculture, fisheries and livestock (Rs 4,498 crore), employment and livelihood (Rs 3,896 crore), other infrastructure (Rs 2,446 crore), irrigation (R s 1,483 crore) and water and sanitation (R s 1,331 crore) (T he News Minute).
International examples and models for building back a better Kerala in 16 sectors have been suggested. Kerala could become the first green state in the country by building on the four pillars of integrated water resources management; eco-sensitive and risk informed approaches to land use and planning; inclusive and people centred.