Malankara Church Announces Rehabilitation Programs for the Victims of Kerala Floods

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on August 20, 2018

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His Holiness Baselios Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan)

His Holiness Baselios Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan)

OCP News Service – 20/8/18

Malankara- Kerala-India: Indian Orthodox Malankara Church has announced rehabilitation programs of rupees 10 crores ($14,31,700) for the victims of the devastative floods that ravaged Malankara (Kerala). A  large number of volunteers of the Malankara Church are actively rendering their  voluntary services in different parts of the State alongside other volunteers to support the flood victims. Several Church organizations are contributing  to the efforts as well.

Catholicos Baselios Paulose II & Catholicos Abune Thomas I Appeals for Kerala Flood Victims

His Holiness Baselios Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan) announced the below programs during the press meet held on 20/8/18 at Catholicate Palace.

Home reconstruction support for 1000 eligible families.
Food security program for 1000 eligible and poor families under the Ardhra- the Service wing of the Church
Medical help through hospitals and clinics in the affected area.
Trauma and rehabilitation counselling services will be provided through Vipasana- the counselling and guidance cell of the Church.
Educational aide will be provided for those students whose studies have been affected by flood.
The Church will participate in cleaning of public and other places (through its youth and student wings OCYM and MGOCSM) that are affected by flood.
Supply of food and clothing will be coordinated through the spiritual organizations of the Church.
The Church will provide financial aide to eligible people who have lost domestic animals during the flood.

The Church has urged fiathful to observe 24th Friday as ‘fasting day’ and generously contribute to rehabilitative efforts.

You may also contribute to the relief efforts by visiting below link: 
Kind Appeal to Support Victims of Kerala Flood

Source:
OCP News Service

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