Flooding in Tamil Nadu  Tamil Nadu has endured days of extremely heavy rains and the worst flooding in 100 years, driving over 200,000 people from their homes and killing more than 400 in four districts. Daily life has been crippled with flooding of numerous roads, neighborhoods, train tracks and airport runways, along with loss of power and transport services. AmeriCares India medical and emergency response team is in the region, providing survivors with medical aid and other essential relief. Health camps are being set up for survivors in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur and Cuddalore. Donate To Help

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Emergency Teams Bring Essential Health Services to Families in India Floods

Emergency Teams Bring Essential Health Services to Families in India Floods

An AmeriCares India emergency response and medical team has deployed in the state of Tamil Nadu, providing basic health services to families displaced by the...

Helping Nepal Survivors Start a Long-Term Recovery as Rains Fall

Helping Nepal Survivors Start a Long-Term Recovery as Rains Fall

AmeriCares is responding with emergency medical teams, coordinated relief efforts and shipments of medical aid to help survivors of the earthquakes that rocked...

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AmeriCares India Announces 8 winners for the 6th Spirit of Humanity

Mumbai, September 11, 2015 --- Spirit of Humanity Awards, an initiative by AmeriCares announced its winners in eight categories on September 9, 2015 at JW Marriott, Sahar.

 

SBI donates mobile medical clinic to AmeriCares India Foundation

The State Bank of India (SBI) has donated a fully-equipped mobile medical clinic (MMC) to AmeriCares India, making it the seventh MMC in India.

 

A Milestone of Health in India’s Slums

AmeriCares India now sends four mobile medical clinics into Mumbai slum neighborhoods six days a week, providing quality primary care and health education. More than 100,000 patient consultations have been conducted since the program began.

 

Uttarakhand Flood Response Continues

Months after the flood disaster in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, AmeriCares India team continues to respond with free medical camps and distributions of non-food items and water purification to help families in desperate need.

 

BIHAR: Outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)

In late June 2012, the state of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome(AES). The symptomatic forms of disease leave neurological sequele or cause death in the severest cases...

 

AmeriCares India Launches Mobile Clinics Program in Mumbai’s Slums

AmeriCares India takes on-site medical services and free medicines directly to India’s urban poor. Pilot project launched with mobile medical vans in Mumbai slums.

 

Caring for Kamala at an AmeriCares India Health Camp

Kamala is expecting a baby yet she still breastfeeds her toddler because they can’t afford enough food. Read about AmeriCares India’s maternal outreach program.

 

Providing Health Care for Women and Girls in the Slums of Mumbai

AmeriCares India recently partnered with Karunya Trust to provide health screenings, medicines and other aid to vulnerable women and girls. The groups set up temporary health clinics to reach a severely underserved community on the outskirts of Mumbai.