archive for December, 2008


Sri Lanka President prays to Amma for peace

(23 Dec '08)

23 December 2008 — Amritapuri Ashram Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of Sri Lanka, today officially requested Amma to provide her “divine intervention and merciful blessings” to put an end to his nation’s 25-year-old civil war. In a letter hand-delivered by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Member of Parliament and Minister of Construction & Engineering Services for Sri […]

Category : Around Amma

The Life After: Bihar floods

(19 Dec '08)

After three months and more the government has started on the second phase of the rehabilitation project – taking census of losses suffered by individual farmers, so that compensation can be granted under different heads. The waters have receded in most places, a majority of the people have returned to their villages, and are now […]

Category : Bihar flood

Bihar Flood: Medical Service

(16 Dec '08)

Medicine In response to the Bihar flood, AIMS Hospital dispatched teams of specialists and paramedics who treated more than 400 patients daily, sometimes seeing to more than 500. Not only did the doctors treat wounds, respiratory problems like pneumonia and fungal growths, they also delivered several babies. Ambulances and a Mobile Telemedicine Unit were also […]

Category : Bihar flood | Health Care | Telemedicine

Bihar Flood: Distribution of Food & Clothes

(16 Dec '08)

MAM provided food and clothing to thousands of flood victims, including blankets, clothes and other essentials for the victims of the flood in Bihar.

Category : Bihar flood

Bihar Floods: Telemedicine

(16 Dec '08)

Telemedicne Two state–of-the art ambulances were sent to the area via rail from Kochi, a total of distance of almost 2,500 km. One of these was AIMS Hospital’s Mobile Telemedicine Unit. It is the size of a city bus and includes X-ray facilities, ECG scanner, pathology-lab-work facility, specialty cardiac services and a telemedicine satellite link […]

Category : Bihar flood | Health Care | Telemedicine

Bihar flood: Educational Support

(16 Dec '08)

Educational Support In MAM’s relief camps, temporary classes were arranged—for children aged three to six, and a separate section for those aged seven to 15. School supplies like notebooks, pencils, etc were distributed to the children.

Category : Bihar flood

Bihar Flood Relief Camps

(16 Dec '08)

Camps: Construction and Life MAM set up two relief camps. One in Purnia District, and one in Supaul District. The first was completed on 16th September; the second on 11th October. In total, 1,500 flood victims were housed in the shelters. Kitchens and toilets were also provided. At one point, when construction supplies were delayed, […]

Category : Bihar flood
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