Chennai floods: Helpline numbers for rescue operations, food, blankets, accommodation, stranded animals and more
Wednesday, 2 December 2015 – 9:44am IST | Agency: dna webdesk
Here are some useful helpline numbers for anyone stranded in the floods or needing help.
- Chennai floods AFP photo
After non-stop heavy rain pounded Chennai and neighbouring areas all through Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, the flood situation in the city and in Puducherry has become critical.
Rescue operations are on on a large scale and the Indian Navy and Army have been pressed into service. Here are some useful helpline numbers for anyone stranded in the floods or needing help.
This is the Indian Navy’s helpline number in Chennai: +914425394240
The Indian Army’s helpline: 9840295100
Helplines provided by Tamil Nadu government:
Chennai city: 1070
Chennai Corporation: 1913 and 044-4567 4567
Here are some helplines dedicated to providing food, blankets and rescue efforts for those stranded:
The Chennai Corporation has announced some emergency numbers. Here they are:
Some help for animals stranded in the floods:
This is a list of places where accommodation or help could be available for those stranded:
Here are some helpline numbers for specific areas of Chennai city:
If you wish to donate relief materials, here’s where you can do it:
Vineet Jain and Gaurav Jain are handing out food packets at these numbers:
Helplines for boat services:
Ola Boats: 7708068600
And for Ola Cabs: 04428294121
NTL Boat helpline: 7708068600
Here are the helpline numbers for boat services in specific areas:
TVK Nagar: 9445190006
Anna Nagar: 9445190008
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