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India

ADEPT Celebrates World Sight Day

In the last one year ADEPT, in collaboration with Aravind Eye Hospital and the District Blindness Control Society, has been conducting eye camps in the Tsunami affected villages to identify the...

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India

India: Floods in Rajasthan compound Gujarat woes

Even as the flood situation in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh improved, heavy rainfall in Rajasthan has resulted in 10 rivers overflowing and flooding Pali, Sirohi, Udaipur,...

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India: Emergency health precautions for flooded areas

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 from sewers,...

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Sri Lanka + 2 more

They give their lives to help others

We condemn the massacre of Humanitarian Aid workers in Sri Lanka. Countries have so far shown little motivation to do what needs to be done. The situation has been made grim by the collapse of the...

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Post Flood Emergency Health Precautions

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...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Mandapam refugee camp - fact file

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...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Refugees keep pouring into Tamilnadu

The refugee wave continues. One hundred and ten Sri Lankan Tamils were offloaded by boats into neck deep water off the coast of Dhanushkodi today, 27 June 2006. They included 38 men, 37 women, 20...

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India

Kashmir: ADEPT to create Social Health Attendants

As ADEPT begins winding down operations in Quake affected Kashmir, there is still a strong demand from both the community and the district administration for ADEPT to continue its work. In order to...

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Sri Lanka + 1 more

Sri Lanka/India: New wave hits Tamilnadu Coast

Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka has resulted in Tamil refugees landing in Tamil Nadu, India over the last one month. The majority of the refugees are from Mannar-Trincomalee belt in Sri Lanka. In the...

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India

India: Women doctor's team begins operating in Kashmir

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...

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India: Kashmir meets Cuddalore

On 3 April 2006, ten young educated unemployed youth from the districts of Baramulla, Uri, and Kupwara in snow-bound quake affected Kashmir, arrived in sweltering Chennai. They were welcomed at the...

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India: Kashmiri quake victims to meet the Tsunami hit

TEN youths from quake-affected villages of Kashmir are in Chennai for a week as part of their training in psycho-social intervention. The youths and their fellow villagers from Kashmir, who are...

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Pakistan

Pakistan: Medical services report

On October 8, 2005, a massive earthquake measuring 7.5 on the scale shook the whole of North India and Pakistan. Reported to be the first earthquake in the span of 120 years, this tragedy left...

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