Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 : Mata Amritanandamayi Mutt has started consolidated efforts to bring aid to the thousands affected by the on-going floods in Kerala.
Amrita Helpline has been set up at Amritapuri Campus by Ayudh volunteers and Amrita TV for helping people stranded in the floods. The helpline can be reached at 0476 280 5050.
The helpline acts in tandem with Amrita Kripa App, an android App that is free to download from Google Play. The App can be used by disaster victims and relief providers to locate, rescue and provide medical help and supplies such as clothing, medicines and restore services such as water, electricity supply, telephone services and so on.
During last year, the Amrita Kripa and helped more than 12,000 people reach safety last year. The ashram is opening up relief camps at various centres across the state and relief mission is underway at Wayanad, Idukki and other districts. The information regarding the camps are also available on the App.(UNI)