Kudumbashree Ernakulam District Mission joins District Administration in the fight against Nipah Outbreak. Ernakulam District Mission is providing all the possible helps to the district administration in fighting back the nipah virus. Kudumbashree Mission has been involving in the mission is in two ways viz., by providing food kits to home quarantine cases and by organizing rallies and meetings cooperating with the Health Department, Government of Kerala to educate the common people about the disease and the ways in which the nipah virus spreads.
In providing food kits to home quarantine cases, about 121 families have been identified as home quarantine in the district and Kudumbashree Mission has been vested with the responsibility of providing food kits to these families, if they express any requirement. The activity was started in the Vadakkekara Panchayath of Paravoor Block, where food kits have been provided to four families. The whole Kudumbashree system is given knowledge on home quarantine cases and the system is ready to provide food for the needy in cooperation with the Health Department. Kudumbashree Mission has been organizing rallies and meetings cooperating with health department to educate the common people about the disease and the ways in which the infection spreads to one another. The rallies organised by Kudumbashree Mission was approved by the District Medical Office of Ernakulam and had received wide appreciation for their efforts and social commitment.