Rain abates in India’s flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps

Flood victims rest inside a university classroom, which is converted into a temporary relief camp in Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

KOCHI, India (Reuters) – A deluge in India’s flood-stricken southwestern state of Kerala finally let up on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, while authorities feared an outbreak of disease among two million people crammed into relief camps. Incessant rains since Aug. 8 have caused the state’s worst floods in a century, […]

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