Chennai is under some serious flooding right now. The city has been drowning for over two weeks and social media is saving the day.
If you are in or outside Chennai, here are the ways you can help.
The list of helpline numbers.
Blue Cross is conducting animal rescue across the city and need funds to continue efficiently. Help here.
Locals are doing everything they can to help.
A Google Sheet to help people find places,
Help Rapid Response to continue helping the city in this natural disaster.
Use this website to mark flooded streets and check which places are safe.
Some other locals that are saving lives.
Little efforts such as doing recharges are proving to be of great help.
Chennai Corporation has released a list of relief centers. The list is constantly updated.
Here is the link http://www.chennaicorporation.gov.in/about-chennai-corporation/Relief_centre.pdf
A Facebook page, Chennai Rains Relief has been started to update and provide real time information for people seeking and providing help.
This app is also picking up things such as clothes, blankets, food and water from your home and taking it to people in need.
And if you are in flood affected areas, or know someone who is, then this list of dos and don'ts by NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) might come handy,
Infact go to #ChennaiRainsHelp on Facebook and Twitter to find other options.