Officials,NGOs extend helping hand to Kochi flash flood-hit woman | Mathrubhumi Impact

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Kochi: Selin, who stood helpless in the flash flood-hit street of Kammattipadam received aid from several benevolent hearts. Welfare Association Trust from Aluva and ‘Snehakkoodu’ from Kottayam have informed their willingness to welcome Selin to their shelters. District legal service society secretary and sub judge Ranjith Krishnan has committed to take up the measures for repairing Selin’s house. Lion’s Club handed over food, and clothes and transferred Rs 10,000 to Selin’s bank account. had reported the plight of Selin, who wandered in the street for help when her small house submerged following the heavy rains. Selin has been living alone in a house which is in deplorable condition. She made both ends meet by pursuing domestic jobs in the nearby houses. By standing in the flooded street in front of the camera she said, “I'm not able to stand here. I'm shivering".

"I was aware of the floods here, but the pathetic condition of Kammattipadam natives was perceived after seeing the news about Selin", said justice Ranjith Krishnan. Officials, including the village officer visited Selin’s house abiding by the directions of justice Ranjith Krishnan. Village officer VC Rajan assured immediate actions to rehabilitate Selin.

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