Economy Kerala floods: 'An insensitive message came from my life insurer asking to secure my death certificate at the earliest' Updated : August 30, 2018 02:08 PM IST The historic flood affected more than 3 million people, roughly ten percent of Kerala’s population, with nearly one in three affected by the flood ending up in a relief camp. Even a week after the flood, some people from Aluva are still in relief camps as their houses are filled with a feet of mud. If we can’t prevent this quantum of rain from happening again for a future generation, we should look at how we can help them to prepare for the flood better than us. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.