The worst rains in nearly 100 years have caused heavy floods in various parts of Tamil Nadu.
People are struggling to get clean drinking water and there is an urgent need to provide food & water supplies and sanitation support.
An outbreak of a major water and sanitation crisis in Chennai and other locations looks imminent.
With a breakdown in communication and their homes submerged in the floods, people in Tamil Nadu are in need of drinking water, food supplies and shelter.
In Cuddalore, approximately 120 Villages are affected, out of which 40 are severely devastated from the second spell of flooding. Around 45,000 people were residing in these villages when the Oxfam team conducted the assessment.