CHENNAI FLOODS

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Water is the most beautiful natural resource in our earth. But sometimes it becomes the most dangerous to human beings in the form of Tsunami,floods etc.It is the most challenging calamity to the Chennai and Cuddalore people in Tamilnadu after the Tsunami happened in December 26, 2004. This floods resulted from heavy rainfall during the annual northeast monsoon in November- December 2015.

Chennai: A wailing relative of the people who lost their lives in the floods, at the Government Hospital, Royapettah in Chennai on Friday. Several patients admitted to MIOT Hospital lost their lives due to heavy rainfall. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar (PTI12_4_2015_000336B)
Chennai: A wailing relative of the people who lost their lives in the floods, at the Government Hospital, Royapettah in Chennai on Friday. Several patients admitted to MIOT Hospital lost their lives due to heavy rainfall.

Lots of people lose their livelihood in the floods.More than 300 people died in the flood.Damages and losses are estimated to be more than 20000 crore(INR).It is half yearly exam period for students but they lost their books and study materials in the floods.

Indian army soldiers rescue a man from flood waters in Chennai, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. The heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years has devastated swathes of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with thousands forced to leave their submerged homes and schools, offices and a regional airport shut for a second day Thursday.( R Senthil Kumar / Press Trust of India via AP)
Indian army soldiers rescue a man from flood waters in Chennai, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. The heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years has devastated swathes of the southern India.

Many rescue teams such as NGO’s volunteers,Cinema actors,Indian army,Navy and many common people from all over India involved in Chennai rain relief camp.They provide free foods, shelter,water and milk for the people affected in floods.

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Many Indian soldiers uses helicopters to rescue the people from the floods and to provide the basic needs to them.For an example a pregnant flood affected woman gives birth to two young child in helicopter.

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The Tamilnadu Chief minister Ms Jayalalitha visited the flood affected area through helicopter.The government provide the free foods,milk to the people.The government also provide the free bus service inside the city.They provide 10000 to the people who loses their hut houses in the floods and 5000 for the people who are having own houses.In addition to that they provide free saree,vesti and 10 kg rice.

Narendra

The prime Minister of India Mr.Narendra Modi visited the flood affected people in chennai through helicopter.The Central government provide 1000 crore(INR) for rain relief camp.But the state government under Ms.Jayalalitha asked 10000 crore(INR) to conduct the relief operations.

Many people still lives in Mall,Cinema theatres, Mandapas. They lost their houses,relations and their livelihoods. Tamilnadu needs helping hands to return to their normal life.

S.Karthick

I am S.Boothalingam completed BE Mechanical with 80% in Government college of Engineering,Tirunelveli,Tamilnadu. I am a goal oriented and silent hard worker person. Though I am an Engineering graduate,my passion job is photojournalist.And I assure you that I will do my best in my work.

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