Update on Tsunami Crisis in India

Travel News Asia 27 December 2004

The Tsunami Waves, triggered by the South East Asian earthquake, have hit coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands in India.

Relief and rescue operations have been launched engaging the help of the Defense Forces. The respective State Governments have also taken necessary measures for the safety of people in the effected areas. All other States in India are unaffected and tourist traffic is normal.

The Government have set up Help Lines to assist people seeking information about the affected areas.

1. Control Room in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands

DC, Andamans : +91-3192 233089

IG, Andamans : +91-3192 230216

2. Govt. of India Control Room in New Delhi (South Block) 

Tel. No. : +91-11 23017457

+91-11 23017302

3. Govt. of Kerala Control Room

Tel. No. : +91-471 2322547

+91 9447 123700

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