India ā€“ Kerala Floods (DG ECHO, National Authorities, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 9 November 2018)

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  • Following the Southwest Monsoon season (25 May - 21 October this year) heavy rains triggered floods in Kerala State (India), resulting in casualties and damage.

  • According to the national authorities, as of 6 November, the death toll stands at 504, 3.4 million people were displaced in 12 300 relief camps, more then 110 000 houses were damaged and 23 million people affected.

  • DG ECHO allocated EUR 1.2 million for humanitarian assistance to help the most vulnerable communities affected by the flooding and landslides.