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  project name ~ CHARM-BiharFloodRelief-2008

category ~ Relief and Rehabilitation




  Project Name





CHARM (Centre for Health and Resource Managem..



Relief and Rehabilitation







  Budget Approved


Rs 2000000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Executive Board


Executive Board









Short term flood relief for devastating floods in Bihar in Aug/Sep 2008





Kamayani and team were able to reach out to 1500 people in araria with food packets. Food was purchased locally and package by volunteers locally. There are 10 volunteers with kamayani who are doing excellent work . Medha patkar is also in the area and she, kamayani and other volunteers went to the rescue site yesterday. The also had a meeting with the administartion there. Residents of krishna nagar in patna have organized themselves and are collecting material and packaging it (5kh choora, 1 kg gud, match box, candles). Ashish has teamed up and a truckload on 7th to araria will be sent. Water has started to recede in some areas and thats a relief. But this is going to be a long long journey...





Relief efforts will focus on the following areas: Rescue operations Providing Food, medicine and shelter. Fodder for animals Removal of Caracas Provide safe drinking water Monitoring of the expenditure by the state.



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