Thiruvananthapuram Division coordinates provision of relief materials to flood victims in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvananthapuram Division, Southern Railway will coordinate efforts for providing relief materials to the flood affected parts of Kerala. The division has decided to setup collection centres for flood relief materials and sanitary items from passengers and railway staff who are voluntarily donating these essential materials to flood relief victims. These collection centres are facilitated at parcel offices of Nagercoil Jn., Thiruvananthapuram central, Kollam, Chengannur, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam Town, Ernakulam South and Thrissur stations (Total 9 stations). Dy. Station Manager(Commercial) at these stations will coordinate the efforts. The service of passengers associations throughout the division will be sought for effective implementation of the process.

Officers of Thiruvananthapuram Railway Division will contribute their one day’s salary to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund.

#Railways for Relief and Rehabilitation**

Round the Clock Collection center : Parcel offices situated at Nagercoil Jn, Thiruvananthapuram central, Kollam, Chengannur, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam Town, Ernakulam South and Thrissur

Items collected:

▪Bed sheets, Blankets

▪Sarees, Dhothis, Shirts, T-shirts

▪Bathing towels (Thorthu)

 ▪Undergarments

▪Kids’ garments

*Used items will not be accepted *

 

Medical/Sanitary Items:

▪ORS packets/ electrolytes

▪Chlorine tablets and Water purifying items

▪Dettol/Savlon and other antiseptic lotions, creams

▪Mosquito repellents/Odomos, Mosquito Nets

▪Anti fungal powder

▪Bleaching powder/ lime powder

▪Baby Diapers

▪Adult Diapers

▪Sanitary napkins

▪Toothpaste

▪Tooth brushes

▪Toilet soaps

▪Washing soaps

▪Candles, Match Boxes

▪Torch lights

School Kits for kids:

▪School bags

▪Notebooks

▪Pencil boxes

▪Pens

NO CASH ACCEPTED, ONLY RELIEF MATERIALS.

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