Flood Relief

Bihar flood relief work of MAM

Flood-Relief Work — Bihar On August 18, 2008, the Kosi River broke through a man-made embankment in Nepal. The flooding was massive and engulfed half the neighbouring state of Bihar in India. The prime minister declared it a state of national calamity. {view photos of the flood here}  According to the World Health Organization, 3.3 […]

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Bihar Flood: Medical Service

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 […]

Flood Relief Food and Clothing

Bihar Flood: Distribution of Food & Clothes

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

Flood Relief Telemedicine

Bihar Floods: Telemedicine

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 […]

Educational Support Flood Relief

Bihar flood: Educational Support

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.

Flood Relief Temporary Shelters

Bihar Flood Relief Camps

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, […]

Flood Relief Photos

Orissa flood relief

13 Nov 2008, Bhuvaneswar, Orissa Orissa is one of these states in India which undergoes flooding in one part of the state or the other during the monsoons. The annual monsoon season though eagerly awaited, by the farmers of Orissa are also the bane of development or the cause of their sorrow as the river […]

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Bihar flood relief: Supaul photos

4 Oct 2008, Supaul, Bihar Four more temporary shelters were constructed at Supaul for the flood affected in Bihar. Supaul is the worst flood affected area. Dr. Sarvan Kumar IAS, the district collector inaugurated the temporary shelters. The Tele-medicine van is going around the villages and the doctors use it to do joint diagnosis of […]

Flood Relief Photos

MAM’s Bihar flood relief photos

Photos of Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s relief and rehabilitation work in flood-affected Bihar. A team of brahmacharis, medical personnel and a construction team are working around the clock to rehabilitate the displaced.

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Amma to Provide Rs. 20 Million in Relief to Bihar

10 September 2008 — Amritapuri Ashram announced today that it will provide two-crore rupees (3,13,596 € *) in flood-relief work in Bihar today. Teams of doctors, brahmacharis and other volunteers are already working, treating more than 500 patients a day. Construction of temporary shelters for those made homeless by the floods is now underway. Forty […]