Diocese of Udupi and Catholic Sabha Udupi Pradesh handed over the needy items to flood affected people at Belgaum, Gulbarga, Shimoga and Karwar dioceses on 22ndAugust, 2019.
Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca, Parish priest and Dean of Udupi Deanery showed green flag to the trucks carrying relief Items at Udupi. Rev. Fr Ferdinand Gonsalves, Spiritual Director of Catholic Sabha Udupi Pradesh; Rev. Fr Romeo Lewis, Estate Manager; Mr Flyvan D’Souza, Vice President of Catholic Sabha Udupi Pradesh and other office bearers were present on the occasion.
In North Karnataka and highlands thousands lost their homes because of heavy rains and floods. Diocese of Udupi and Catholic Sabha Udupi Pradesh collected essential items including Clothing, water, rice, food, appliances, medicine, flour, pulp, biscuit, mats, cooking oil, water bottles, soaps, tea powder worth Rs 40 lakhs from all the churches from Udupi diocese and sent to different areas.