Joseph P. S., a music teacher in Kurichimuttom, the largest Dalit colony in Kerala, India, plays the violin the in ruins of his home destroyed by August 14-18, 2018 flooding. All his instruments swept away in the flood, this violin was a gift from an NGO. The community was submerged in 3-5 meters (10-15 feet) of water.
A woman prepares a meal in a kitchen with extensive structural damage following the August 14-18, 2018 flooding that struck Kerala, India. ACT Alliance partner Christian Agency for Rural Development (CARD) is assisting Miriam and others in this Dalit colony near Thiruvallla.
Annie Xavier' home was covered in water during the August 14-18 flooding in Kerala, India. Caked mud coats all surfaces and Ms. Xavier has not moved back into her home due to structural damage.
Thomas Nillekl explains how he escaped the August 14-18, 2018 flood waters that covered his home. ACT Alliance partner CASA (Church's Auxiliary for Social Action) provided emergency kits and household goods to Nillekl and his neighbors as they returned to their destroyed homes.
Philomena Pulikilan stands outside her home following a visit by ACT Alliance partner CASA (Church's Auxiliary for Social Action). The organization provided sanitation and hygiene kits, along with household items, to the family following the August 14-18, 2018 flood in Kerala, India that covered her home and destroyed most of the family's belongings.
Subha T. D. stands among the dirt excavated for the foundation of her new home in Kurichimuttom, the largest Dalit colony in Kerala, India. Her previous home was destroyed in the August 14-18, 2018 flooding that brought 3-5 meters (10-15 feet) of rushing water.
Men take a Sunday afternoon break to play cards in Kurichimuttom, the largest Dalit colony in Kerala, India.
Dibu Sridher stands outside his home destroyed by the August 14-18, 2018 flooding that struck Kerala, India. ACT Alliance partner Christian Agency for Rural Development (CARD) is providing assistance in this Dalit colony near Thiruvallla.
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