Kashmir’s well known charitable body Athrout has sent a team of volunteers with medicines and hygiene kits for the flood affected people of Kerala.
The team led by volunteers Abdul Hamid and Bilal will pick up another consignment of food items, medicines, drinking water from Bangalore on Friday evening.
They, along with a team of doctors and volunteers will function mainly from the Karnataka-Kerala borders where people have faced lot of miseries due to rising level of water.
Athrout chairman Bashir Nadwi flagged off the relief material from Nawakadal headquarters. He instructed the team to reach out to victims.
Nadwi while talking to FPK said that they have send a team to Kerala with aid which will reach by evening today.
“We contacted our friends and donors in Kerala and they conveyed us what their requirements are and we accordingly drafted the list of items and asked people to lend a helping hand”, he said.
He further added, “We ourselves have witnessed such a situation in 2014 and people from Kerala came forward and helped our organization and it was time to help them back.”
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The organisation has also appealed the masses to come forward and help the victims.
Athrout, a voluntary organisation, has been working for the welfare of the underprivileged section across Kashmir for last many years.
It has time and again come to the rescue of people hit by floods, fire, tremers and other exigencies.
Recently the organisation opened a state of art dialysis centre to cater to those patients who cannot afford the treatment on their own. Athrout provided free dialysis sessions for around 50 patients besides filling in for free education and domestic needs of hundreds of needy families.