Here's A List Of Emergency Helpline Numbers For The Ongoing Chennai Floods

A List Of Emergency Helpline Numbers For The Ongoing Chennai Floods
A List Of Emergency Helpline Numbers For The Ongoing Chennai Floods The Hindu

The once bustling streets of Chennai now lie submerged under murky waters, with people, homes and businesses alike bearing the brunt of nature's fury. The pitter-patter of rain has turned into a deafening roar, as the relentless downpour continues to wreak havoc. As Chennai faces the water onslaught of Cyclone Michaung, we must come together as a nation to bring relief to the suffering city. If you are in Chennai, here are some helpline numbers that will come to your aid. And if you’re fortunate enough to not be in the city right now, please spread the word and share this article.

Chennai Corporation Main + Treefall, waterlogging – 1913

Sewage Overflow – 044 45674567

State Emergency – 1070

District Emergency – 1077

Police – 100

Police SMS – 9500099100

Ambulance – 108

Fire & Rescue -101

Electricity – 1912

Mother-child helpline service – 102 (IVR)

Animal rescue – 044 22200335

State Emergency – 1070 (Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Authority)

District Emergency – 1077 (Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Authority)

Other office numbers:

1st Regional Office (Tiruvottiyur) – 9445190001

2nd Regional Office(Manali) – 9445190002

3rd Regional Office (Madhavaram) – 9445190003

4th Regional Office(Tondiarpet) – 9445190004

5th Regional Office(Royapuram)- 9445190005

6th Regional Office(Thiru. Vi. Ka. Nagar) – 9445190006

7th Regional Office(Ambattur) – 9445190007

8th Regional Office(Annanagar) – 9445190008

9th Regional Office(Teynampet) – 9445190009

10th Regional Office(Kodambakkam) – 9445190010

11th Regional Office (Valasaravakkam)- 9445190011

12th Regional Office(Alandur) – 9445190012

13th Regional Office (Adyar)- 9445190013

14th Regional Office(Perungudi) – 9445190014

15th Regional Office(Sholinganallur) – 9445190015

Other helpline numbers for Chennai include 102, 103, and 1077.

The 108 Emergency Ambulance Service is available 24/7.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Chennai. With proactive action and unity, we can weather even the harshest of calamities. And after this tumultuous time passes, it will be wise to reflect, re-think and change existing urban planning methods, architecture, early warning systems and emergency response preparedness so that the city is better equipped the next time such a natural calamity hits.