Relief agency searches for 50 missing after Kenya attacks

Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said Tuesday it has launched a tracing hotline to help identify 50 villagers who are missing following the attacks that left over 60 people killed in the coastal region. KRCS Director of External Relations and Mobilisation Jacqueline Waita said a total of 59 missing cases were reported by the end of Monday of which were closed positively and 52 cases still pending.

Cyclone Phailin: Home secretary reviews relief work

Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami arrived in Odisha Sunday on a one-day visit to make on-the-spot assessment of the damage caused by cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

Uttarakhand floods: Relief work badly hit by fresh spell of rain

Relief operations were badly hit by a fresh spell of rain at most places in Uttarakhand, including Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkhashi districts, with choppers carrying relief material not flying due to low visibility conditions.

Uttarakhand evacuation ends, relief work continues

The massive 15-day effort by IAF to evacuate stranded people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand concluded Tuesday with last pilgrim rescued from Badrinath.

Kerala to seek higher assistance for drought relief works

Kerala Government would submit a revised memorandum to the Centre seeking additional assistance over and above the Rs 7,900 crore sought by it for undertaking drought relief works, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.

Day after rains, relief work in Rajasthan

Authorities undertook large-scale relief work to return normalcy in parts of Rajasthan where record-breaking rainfall had claimed 14 lives yesterday.

Cyclone Thane: CPI-M MLAs to donate 1 month salary

Party`s state unit Secretary G Ramakrishnan said the party`s ten MLAs will donate their one month salary (Rs
50,000 per MLA).

CM to mobilize resources for relief work in Sindh

More that a million people have been badly affected due to the recent floods in flood-hit Sindh.

WFP expands relief work in famine-hit Somalia

Tens of thousands of people are feared to have died in the famine, caused by war in Somalia.

UP allocates Rs 7 crore for flood relief work

The Uttar Pradesh government has
allocated Rs seven crore for rescue and relief work in
flood-affected areas of the state.

Japan: Cabinet nod to 24.6 billion for relief work

The Cabinet of PM Naoto Kan agreed on a draft 2 trillion yen (USD 24.6
billion) as second extra budget for fiscal 2011 to finance relief work.

Relief work in Leh hit by lack of funds

The cloudburst had killed 257 people and damaged 1,448 households-- 665 fully and 783 partially.

SC for setting up committee for relief work in Naxal areas

The SC said
it will consider appointment of a committee to monitor relief
and rehabilitation work in Naxal-affected areas in Chhattisgarh after it was alleged that the state govt was not carrying out the task properly.

Mayawati demands Rs 2,175 cr for flood relief work

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati on Wednesday demanded an increased package of Rs 2,175 from
the Centre for carrying out flood relief operations in the state.

High-level committee reviews relief work in Ladakh

A high-level empowered committee headed by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary SS Kapur has reviewed the implementation of relief works under Prime
Minister`s special package for flood victims in Ladakh.