Several collection centres have been set up to collect non-perishables, clothes, medicines, first-aid kits and drinking water to send to Karnataka and Kerala.

Flood-hit Kerala Karnataka in need of supplies and aid List of collection centresRepresentative image
news Flood relief Monday, August 12, 2019 - 12:35

During the Kerala floods in August 2018, parts of the country as well as the UAE came together to send supplies and relief to the flood-affected areas in the state – an act greatly aided the rehabilitation efforts by the government. This year, the situation is equally dire – over 2.6 lakh people in Kerala are in relief camps and 2 lakh people in Karnataka have been evacuated and are left with nothing, with the floods and landslides destroying their homes and property.

This year too, several collection centrees have been set up to send relief and aid material to flood-hit Kerala and Karnataka, collecting non-perishables, clothes, medicines, first-aid kits and drinking water. Here is a list:

Collection centres in Bengaluru: 

1. In Bengaluru, SYS Santhwanam has set up collection centres at their control rooms. Here are their contact numbers:

Shivajinagar– Swalih - 9345961725

Jayanagar– Basheer 9731079258

Shivajinagar– Ibrahim Saqafi- 9019100122

Majestic– Abdul Razak- 944944570

Marathahalli– Ahmed Alhasani- 7996093956

Yeshwantpur– Ibrahim- 9978829433

KR puram– Basheer- 9449214514

2. Young Indians have also set up several collection centres across the city. The collection centres are open from August 10 to August 15 from 10 am to 5 pm.

Marathahalli: Sankara Eye Hospital, Kundanahalli Gate, Varthur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560037. Contact person Sudhakar-91 90662 7986

Domlur: Contact person Tanzeb: 91 99169 00719. Address: 4017, 1st Cross Road, Stage 2, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560008

Koramangala: Address: 01/2, 3rd Floor, Venus Building Kalyana Mantapa, Jakkasandra Road, Jakkasandra Ext, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034. Contact Person: Nivas 91 76764 48514

HSR Layout: Empire Restaurant, Bommanahalli, 169A 170,9th Main Road, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560102. Contact Person: +91 9740815860

Castle Street: Empire Suites, 35 Castle St. Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 560025. Contact Person: Vikas-+91 85499 94720

Kammanahalli: Empire Restaurant, 83 Nehru Road, St. Thomas Town, Kammanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560603. Contact Person: Akhil-91 98802 33168

3. BJP MP from Bengaluru (South) Tejasvi Surya has also set up collection centres across Bengaluru. Here are some of them:

  • BTM Layout Drop off point: BSBS House, #19, 2nd cross, NS Palya, 2nd stage BTM Layout, Bengaluru. Contact: Subal Patil – 9964825553
  • Basavanagudi Drop off point: Keshava Shilpa-#7, Subhadraben Jayantilal Nagardas (Jain) Bhavan Near Police Station, Gavipuram Guttahalli, Kempegowda Nagar, Bengaluru. Contact person: Hamsa 9916829296
  • HSR Layout Drop off point: 11C, 1st B Main, 14 C Cross, MCHS Colony, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bengaluru. Contact: Gopi 9980543600
  • Bommanahalli Drop off point: Arjun Grand Apartment, #005 1st cross, Muneshwara Nagar, old Mangammanapalya road, Bommanahalli, B'luru. Contact: Hamsa 9916829296
  • Jayanagar Drop off point: CK Ramamurthy office, BBMP Building, near GNR kalyana mantapa, Pattabhirama Nagar, Jayanagar, Bengaluru. Contact: Dhanush 9740907076
  • Padmanabha Nagar Drop off point: Cauvery Apartment, Kadirenahalli Petrol Bunk, Padmanabha Nagar, Bengaluru. Contact: Prakash Nadig 8884188875
  • Vijayanagar Drop off point: BBMP divisional office, (Next to Referal hospital), 4th main road, MC layout, Vijayanagar, Bangaluru. Contact: Sangamesh 9964311824

Items required: New clothes, bedsheets, warmers, rice and pulses, wheat flour, groundnuts, biscuits, dry foods, raincoat, sweaters, medicine, toiletries, tetra pack milk, tetra pack juices, tarpaulin sheets, sanitary pads

Collection centres in Chennai:

1. A collection centre has started at the Mathrubhumi office in Mylapore. Contact - 9539496500

Items required: Rice, Green gram/Pulses, Napkins, Blankets, Mundus, Nighties, Bedsheets, Shirts

Collection centres in Hyderabad

Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Hyderabad has set up a collection centre on its campus. Relief materials can be sent to the following address: KB Sainik School, Brahmanpally Rd Turkayamjal, Hyderabad 501510. For further details, contact: Shashank:9663888718; Urmi: 8527515490; Snigdha: 916282404937

For cash contributions:

A/C no. 50100168414831


IFSC: HDFC0000060

Gpay: 9633134831

Paytm - 9545127835

UPI ID - anand pillay.96@oksbi

Collection centres in Kerala

Kerala Rescue has released lists of collection centres and the items they require. You can access the full list here.

Also read: 

Kerala needs your help: Collection centres for relief materials almost empty this year

When a landslide wiped out most of a Kerala village: Ground report from Kavalappara

How a Kodagu youth outran a landslide and lived to tell the tale

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