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  project name ~ Community Environment Monitoring - CEM

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Community Environment Monitoring - CEM

  NGO

 

The Other Media

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Cuddalore

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

$ 5000

 

  Year Approved

 

2014

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Ramachandran Balachandran

 

Bay Area

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

This is continuation of 2012/2013 in 2014 and 2015 along with several new initiatives. This project aims to bring people from pollution affected communities come together as an organized voice against pollution. It enables those communities to monitor, document and communicate pollution and its impacts on health and the environment in a language that regulators and industry can not ignore. This project involves working with other
areas apart from Cuddalore/Mettur and other areas including HP/Tuticorin/Kodai/Cheyyur.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

TBD

 

  Goals

 

 

*To research, test and deploy simple and inexpensive tools in communities to allow them to monitor their own environment. * To equip community members with skills on documentation of pollution and air and water sampling. * To equip community members to publish and use the results of the analyses to strengthen the campaign against pollution. *To do a full health survey of pollution impacted villages *To work with Govt departments in pressurizing them to bring compliance.

 
 

  


 
 
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