.....posts from 'Disaster Relief'
(18 Feb '10)
February 17 – Bengaluru, Bharata Yatra 2010 ` The Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa, was on hand today to receive the symbolic key of the first 100 houses built by MAM for the 2009 flood victims. Upon receiving the key from Amma, the Chief Minister in turn handed it over to the deputy commissioner [Read more... click the article link above]
(14 Feb '10)
2 Feb 2010, Raichur, Karnataka MAM has started the construction of houses in the Raichur District of North Karnataka for the victims of the major flooding that took place there in early October 2009.
(24 Jan '10)
Manila, Philippines On 16 January 2010, a slum in Manila was ignited in a massive fire, killing a five-year-old girl, gutting over 500 shanties and leaving 4,000 people homeless. Br. Shantamrita and other volunteers accompanied Phillippines Senator Jamby Madrigal to Paco, Metro-Manila, to provide badly needed relief for over 1,000 families who had lost their [Read more... click the article link above]
21 Jan 2010 Mata Amritanandamayi Math, under its rehabilitation project, ready to construct over 800 houses for the flood affected in North Karnataka. MAM has started construction in four villages of Raichur District where devastation took place due to unprecedented rain from September 29 to October 4, 2009. The villages, where the housing project has [Read more... click the article link above]
(16 Jan '10)
15 January 2010 In response to the deepening crisis in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, Amma announced a plan to provide relief there. In the United States, volunteers based at M.A. Center are already rushing to assemble boxes of clothing and medical goods—surgical supplies, first aid kits, and ambulatory aids like canes and walkers—for immediate shipment to Haiti. [Read more... click the article link above]
(28 Oct '09)
27 Oct 2009, Bangalore, Karnataka Amma Tuesday announced that the Ashram will spend Rs. 50 crore (10.68M USD / 7.2M Euro approx.) for the rehabilitation of the flood-hit people in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Br. Abhayaamrita Chaitanya conveyed this in a press meet held at the Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Bangalore. Now Amma is Paris, [Read more... click the article link above]
(27 Oct '09)
26 Oct 2009, Karnataka Photos of MAM’s flood relief work in Karnataka