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Hurricane Reliefs

Amma devotees respond to hurricane Harvey’s devastation

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 […]

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Tornado recovery efforts at Eureka

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 […]

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Amma to provide aid in relation to temple tragedy

Soon after the tragic fire and fireworks explosion at the Paravur Puttingal Devi Temple in Kollam, Kerala, that left more than 100 people dead this morning, Amma responded with a charitable-aid package for the injured and families of the deceased. The Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) will provide Rs. 1 lakh to the families of the […]

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Disaster Relief Flood Relief

Chennai flood relief updates

Amma has always led by example, and her senior disciples follow suit. Here, her senior disciples personally unload the food materials from the truck, distribute food packages to those affected by the flooding. They are joined by more than 500 volunteers providing food, clothing, rescue operations, medical attention and essential provisions. We also donated Rs. […]

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MAM donates Rs. 5 crores for Chennai flood relief

8 Dec 2015, Chennai In the wake of the colossal loss and damages due to the unprecedented rains in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu, MAM donated Rs.5 Crores towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for relief and rehabilitation  activities. On behalf of MAM, Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri met Dr J.Jayalalitha, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu […]

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Disaster Relief Flood Relief

Boat rescue, food and clothing to the flood affected Chennai

Due to incessant heavy rain, many low-lying areas of the city of Chennai were inundated on the late night of 1st December. Water from the overflowing Adyar River submerged houses lying within a kilometer either side of the river, and floodwaters reached many other areas as well. Hundreds of thousands of  people have been affected. […]

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Flood Relief

Food for the flood affected in Chennai

23 Nov 2015, Chennai Due to unusually heavy rainfall over the past few weeks, the Adyar River overflowed its banks, ‪flooding‬ thousands of houses in the Indian city of Chennai. Tens of thousands of people have been impacted by the flooding. In one of the hardest-hit areas — Choolaipallam, MGR Nagar, South Chennai — Led […]

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Flood Relief

Flood relief work in Japan

September 2015, Japan Following more than a week of rains in early September, Tropical Storm Etau could not have hit eastern Japan at a worse time. On September 9th, Etau began to further inundate the already rain-soaked terrain north of Tokyo—dumping as much as 2 more feet (65 cm) of rain in 24 hours in […]

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Disaster Relief

Amrita disaster relief team to visit flood affected Rajasthan & Gujarat

6 Aug 2015, Kochi Amrita institute of medical sciences disaster relief team left Kochi for flood affected areas of Rajasthan & Gujarat. With all the modern equipment for treatment – a telemedicine unit, two emergency ambulances consisting of facilities to recognise rat fever, dengue fever and jaundice in two minutes along with cardiac emergency unit, […]

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Disaster Relief

Kavre Palanchowk – Nepal earthquake disaster relief

Kavre was one of the most affected districts, so much so that in the first photo you can see Shri. Upareti ex-Labour Minister of Nepal receiving blankets and windcheaters and afterwards tin sheets from us. His houses in the village were totally devastated. He was so moved by our help that he declared that he […]