India May Not Accept Foreign Aid for Flood-Hit Kerala State: Reports


The Indian government has decided not to accept foreign donations for flood relief and rehabilitation works in its flood ridden Southern State, Kerala. However, there is no restriction for the people residing in foreign countries to extend their support personally, local media reports said on Wednesday (22). The government thanked the countries who have come forward with their financial assistance and has communicated that it won’t receive any foreign assistance as per existing rules. According to the rule altered in 2004 states that any financial aid from abroad shouldn’t be accepted after natural calamities. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…

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