As water levels recede in flood hit Gujarat,
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa,
rotting animal carcasses, issues of sanitation, and problems of sewage
Preventing outbreaks of diseases like typhoid,
dysentery, infectious hepatitis, and other diseases associated with flood
waters should now be the major objective of all relief work. Public education...
Background Located on 287 acres on the Rameshwaram Madurai National Highway, No.490, Mandapam refugee camp, was originally
raised in 1917 by the British Raj. Then, it served as a transit facility
Indonesia's government declared a state
of emergency late on thr night of 28 May 2006 after a quake killed more
than 4,600 people early on 27 May. Vice President Jusuf Kalla said the
A team of women doctor with women health
attendants began operations in quake affected Baramulla and Uri districts
on 15 April 2006. The earlier medical relief operations by ADEPT's team
in the area...