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Assam Flood: Caritas India aid providing relief to communities

Caritas India has deployed its staff to help and support flood-hit communities of Lakhimpur, Assam after flood water left thousands without home, food and clean drinking water. Many houses were lashed under heavy currents forcing people to take refuge at the higher land to save their lives. More than 5,25,642 population is affected on July 18, 2017. It is one of the worst flood in last five years. “It was a dark mid-night when water entered my

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Art of film making for better documentation

Audio Visuals is a most effective form of documenting facts, activities, testimonies and impact of any event or programme. It not only increases productivity but also connect and engage your audience with the issue. Caritas India with an aim to strengthen the programme documentation of WARM and JEEVAN PLE had organized a workshop on video documentation for its project coordinators on 19-20 July, 2017 at Ahmed Nagar. Mr. Atul Gajre and Mr. Akshay

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Students march for the protection of water bodies

Students and Self Help Group (SHG) leaders from Cuddalore District of Tamilnadu marched 2.3 km to raise awareness on protection and nurturing of water bodies and create awareness on abolishing non-recyclable plastic on July 7, 2017. Flagged off by the Cuddalore District Sub Collector Mr. Johny Tom Varghese, the rally started from Jawan Bhavan to St.Joseph’s College Campus carried sign boards with slogan  highlighting importance of protection of

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ASSAM IS REELING UNDER FLOODS AGAIN, HERE ARE 4 KEY PROBLEMS FACED BY CHILDREN

Low attendance: The enrolment of the children in the LP School is high approximately 80% however, the attendance in the school is very less before and after flood. One of the important reasons is due to the frequent flood which is leading to displacement of the children every year. Loss of learning time: During flood, schools remain closed for weeks together, which sometimes become months, depending on the degree of the flood.  Parents become clueless

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Northeast flood response: How the relief work started

Northeast India is facing one of the worst crisis due to flash floods triggered by heavy rains in the region. Thirty districts are majorly affected in Assam, Manipur and Mizoram due to this incessant rain. According to the third situation report of Caritas India on July 11, 2017, around 16 lakh people are directly affected in Assam. 1,40,837 hectare of crop area is submerged under water and loss of 8,82,315 livestock is reported. In Assam alone,

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