• People across the south-western state of Kerala, India are suffering from the worst flooding in decades due to heavy monsoon rains.
  • An estimated 1.4 million people need your help in Kerala, India.
  • More than 480 people have lost their lives.

How you can help

You can help people who have lost loved ones, their homes and their livelihoods, as they face the worst flood in the history of their state. Please pray and donate to provide assistance to people who have lost so much.

Your donation will make a difference

Your donation will help our partner:

  • Assess the needs of districts that have been hit the hardest.
  • Distribute relief kits of food, clothes, blankets and hygiene items amongst 520 worst affected households.
  • Help the people of Kerala, India, to recover quickly and begin to rebuild their lives.

Tearfund will respond to the crisis as a member of the Integral Alliance

  • 1.4 million people

    are displaced

  • 22,667 homes

    fully or partially destroyed

  • 5.4 million people

    affected by these floods

Donate Now

Your donation will help bring relief to families worst affected by the severe flooding and landslides in Kerala, India.

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Note: If funds raised exceed Tearfund’s requirements for this appeal, your gift will go to our General Disaster Fund for future disaster response and preparedness.

Chinnamma’s story

Chinnamma is a 69-year-old grandma who lives with her husband and two sons, one of whom has a disability. Chinnamma is grieving the loss they have experienced as a result of the flood, most of their valuables and appliances have been lost or damaged, and their house is damaged beyond repair, making it dangerous to live in. The flood has shattered their financial stability. They had been budgeting to send their grandchildren to school, but now they cannot imagine how they’ll be able to afford this expense.

“It seems to me,” she said, after receiving a relief kit from our partner, “that it’s a timely help and this will enable us to survive till we return back to our livelihood.”