In September 2017, the island of Puerto Rico and many other Caribbean islands were devastated by hurricanes. Vegetation, agriculture and non-cement homes and buildings were destroyed, along with the infrastructure that supported electricity, drinking water, and telecommunications. On March 25th, 2018, humanitarian aid collected at the MA Center in San Ramon went to one of […]
12 Feb 2018 — Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: The Mata Amritanandamayi Math has donated Rs 2 crore [$310,800 USD] to Kerala State’s Cyclone Ockhi special relief fund. A cheque for the amount was handed over by Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, the Vice-Chairman of the MAM to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at the CM’s office in the capital.
Cyclone Ockhi, the most intense tropical Arabian Sea cyclone in years, hit the Kerala coast last week without warning. Heavy rain and strong winds claimed many lives and inflicted widespread property destruction. Many homes were destroyed. Local fishermen off the coast of Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram, were the worst affected. The bodies of some were found […]
Over the past week and a half, volunteers from the Houston chapter of AYUDH have been participating in city-wide efforts to assist those impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. The hurricane, which has left thousands of people without their homes and destroyed local infrastructure, ravaged the Houston area from August 24th to September 2nd. […]
September 5th, 2017 Houston, Texas, USA Hurricane Harvey, one of the costliest and damaging tropical storms in United States history, devastated many lives and rendered millions of people homeless, without access to adequate food, water, and basic resources. Beginning on August 25th, 2017, the hurricane ravaged Houston, Texas and the surrounding areas, leaving destruction in […]
August 13, 2016, Kansas, USA On the evening of July 7th 2016, multiple tornadoes struck Greenwood County Kansas in both a sparsely populated rural area as well as the town of Eureka, KS. Over 50 homes were damaged in the town and nearly half of these were completely destroyed. In the rural countryside, two farmsteads […]