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Maharashtra, Kerala Worst-Hit In Flood Fury, Lakhs Evacuated

Dozens have been killed and lakhs have been forced out of their homes as monsoon rains continue to batter several parts of the country. Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka are the worst-hit. Over two lakh people have been evacuated from five districts of Maharashtra, including Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli. Other states that have reported flooding are Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Odisha. In Karnataka, lakhs of hectares of crops have been destroyed amid unprecedented rainfall. The Kerala government said a red alert - likelihood of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall - has been issued for nine districts today.

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Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in a 100 years. The Kerala Government estimates Rs 21,000 crore will be needed to rebuild the state. The funds are required to rebuild hundreds of flooded villages, thousands of damaged and destroyed homes and 10,000 kilometres of ravaged roads.
 
This Onam as Kerala struggles to rebuild after the most devastating floods in a century, NDTV has organised a special telethon to raise funds for Kerala. We have specific goals - to enable the rebuilding of villages in the worst-affected districts and provide immediate assistance in terms of rehabilitation and food kits to people in the worst affected areas . All donations will go directly to our partner NGO Plan India.
 
Our focus will be coverage that makes a difference, stories with a heart, standing by people and making their experience a shared one to effect change.   
 
NDTV chose to report on this massive crisis with unwavering focus and commitment; having done that, now we look, as NDTV always does, to go beyond the news and make a difference to people's lives. 

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