Kerala floods: Women and Child Development Ministry to send 100 metric tonnes of ready-to-eat food packets

17 August 2018, 09:09 PM
Kerala floods: Women and Child Development ministry to send 100 metric tonnes of ready-to-eat food packets (File photo: PTI)
Kerala floods: Women and Child Development ministry to send 100 metric tonnes of ready-to-eat food packets (File photo: PTI)

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said the ministry was coordinating with the Air Force and Kerala government to deliver 100 metric tonnes of ready-to-eat food packets to the flood-affected children in the state.

 

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As torrential rains, floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc across Kerala, at least 324 people have lost their lives in the southern state since August 8, 2018. Over 106 people were killed in just one day on Thursday.

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Kerala plunged deeper into misery on Friday with hospitals facing shortage of oxygen and fuel stations running dry.

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Friday, August 17, 2018 08:40 PM
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