Operation Karuna launched by Indian Airforce is a major rescue and relief operation in flood-hit Kerala. The operations were launched to assist Kerala state administration and to undertake diaster relief operations due to unprecedented flooding. INS Garuda, the naval air station in Kochi, is the staging point for the ongoing air rescue effort. Indian Navy has already launched Operation Madad for rescue operations in Kerala. For the same purpose, Indian Army has launched Operation Sahyog.
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