Chennai: RSS and Sevabharathi Tamilnadu volunteers have been working round the clock to mobilise tonnes of relief materials like water bottles, food items, vegetables, medicines, clothes, rice bags and sanitary items to flood affected Kerala.
As on 22 August, they have despatched 29 trucks to Palakkad. Out of this, 18 trucks were despatched from Chennai centres and the remaining from northern parts of Tamilnadu.
In Kerala, about 85,000 Sevabharathi volunteers (including 20,000 women) are serving in 3,965 relief camps, out of which 150 are being directly maintained by TN unit, a press release said.
About 150 boats, 70 ambulances and 300 vehicles have been deployed till date for relief and rescue activities. More than 1 lakh volunteers are presently engaged in sanitation works in affected areas.
For more details, contact Sevabharathi Tamilnadu State organising secretary K Srinivasan at 944 57 78373.