United Arab Emirates has extended Rs 700 crore as financial assistance to rebuild flood-ravaged Kerala. The Centre has declared the devastating floods in Kerala a "calamity of severe nature". The UAE has been one of the first countries to offer solidarity with the people in Kerala. "The people of Kerala have always been and are still part of our success story in the UAE," UAE's vice president Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum told on Twitter recently.
Various states, ministers, lawyers and judges, government officials are donating generously to bring Kerala back to life.