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Emergency Teams Bring Essential Health Services to Families in... 01/14/16

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 worst flooding in 100 years
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Helping Nepal Survivors Start a Long-Term Recovery as Rains Fall 07/15/15

AmeriCares is responding with emergency medical teams, coordinated relief efforts and shipments of medical aid to help survivors of the earthquakes that rocked Nepal, killing thousands and sending the region...
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Emergency Medical Teams Treat Flood Survivors, Help Health... 11/25/14

AmeriCares India Emergency Medical Teams are providing medical care and humanitarian aid to thousands of survivors of record flooding in Jammu and Kashmir. More aid shipments, support for damaged health...
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AmeriCares India Responds to Emergency Needs of Bihar Flood Survivors 09/03/14

AmeriCares India team has mobilized emergency aid to help survivors of widespread flooding in northern Bihar state gain access to basic health care along with water purification, nutritional and other...
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Immunize for a Healthy Future: Know, Check, Protect 05/12/14

During World Immunization Week, recognized by the World Health Organization during the last week of April, AmeriCares India team promoted one of the world’s most powerful tools for health – the use of...
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A Milestone of Health in India’s Slums 12/23/13

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...
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Uttarakhand Flood Response Continues 10/22/13

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...
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Medical Camps, Emergency Aid for Cyclone Phailin Survivors 10/18/13

As Powerful Typhoon Phailin bears down on the east coast of India, AmeriCares India has pre-positioned supplies and is ready to respond.
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Medical Teams Care for Flood Survivors in Uttarakhand 07/12/13

More than 1.6 million people are struggling to survive in the wake of severe flooding in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. AmeriCares India has responded with free medical camps, and distributions of non-food...
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BIHAR: Outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) 09/28/12

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...
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Kashmir Post-Disaster Response and Disaster Peparedness Workshops 09/28/12

In the month of April 2012 AmeriCares India foundation revisited the Bandipora district in Kashmir as a follow up response in order to reach out to the communities missed the previous time and to monitor...
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Emergency Medical Aid Helps Survivors of Flood Disaster 08/08/12

In response to one of the worst flood disasters in the region in more than a decade, an AmeriCares India team has mobilized five free medical camps and distributed water purification tablets and other relief...
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Avalanche response in Bandipora, Kashmir 06/15/12

On 23rd February 2012, two massive avalanches hit Ganderbal and Bandipora districts of Kashmir Valley killing sixteen army personnel and many injured.
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SIKKIM: Earthquake Relief 2011 04/29/12

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 (Mw) centered within the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area of Sikkim occurred on Sunday, 18 September 2011.
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AmeriCares India Expands Flood Relief, Treating Nearly 3,000 Survivors 10/17/11

The AmeriCares India medical team worked in conjunction with a team from “Doctors for You” over the course of two weeks, treating 2,400 patients from 14 villages in the flood-ravaged Kendrapara district of...
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AmeriCares India Team Treats Thousands of Flood Survivors 10/07/11

Monsoon rains in the Indian state of Orissa gave rise to crisis level flooding on September 9, inundating 19 districts and 3,000 villages that are home to more than 2 million people. The district of...
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AmeriCares India Launches Mobile Clinics Program in Mumbai’s Slums 01/31/11

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.
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AmeriCares India Continues Support for Flood Relief Programs 12/09/10

Floods wreaked havoc in northern India (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Uttarakhand), displacing nearly 2 million with massive crop losses in this heavily agricultural area in late September 2010.
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AmeriCares Sends Relief to Survivors of Leh–Ladakh Flooding 08/24/10

Severe floods and a violent cloud burst have devastated the city of Leh. AmeriCares has mounted disaster relief efforts to help survivors. Read more and learn what you can do to help. Heavy rains continue to...
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AmeriCares India Responds to Flooding in Leh 08/12/10

AmeriCares India relief workers are deploying to Leh to assess the community's needs and to deliver critical medicines. Read More.
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