Tamil Nadu: Chennai Students’ Home completed the following drought-rehabilitation projects in May and June benefiting nearly 4000 families: (a) Desilting of 6 ponds (4 in Nagapattinam district and 2 in Tiruvarur district) (b) Desilting of 3 wells at different villages in Nagapattinam district. (c) Excavation of 22 bore-wells and installation of 22 hand pumps in 10 villages of Nagapattinam district and 12 villages of Tiruvarur district. (d) Excavation of 7 cement-ring wells and installation of 7 hand pumps in different villages in Nagapattinam district. (e) Sinking of deep bore-well and installation of a submersible pump at Kodiyalathur panchayat in Nagapattinam district abd Puliyoor village in Tiruvarur district. (f) Cleaning of a deep bore-well and installation of a pump at Therku Alathur village in Nagapattinam district. The above-mentioned work is a part of an extensive rehabilitation project which will be extended to 50 villages in the affected districts. Read More.
West Bengal: Saradapitha installed and commissioned two arsenic-and-iron removal plants at Manikchak village in Malda district and Sandelerbil village in North 24-Parganas district on 1 and 23 June respectively.
Flood Relief, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladesh:Dhaka centre distributed 100 saris, 100 lungis, 200 dhotis, 10 plates, 20 bowls and 10 tumblers among 215 flood-affected families of Kalmakanda upazila in Netrakona district on 8 June.
Flood Relief, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: Colombo centre distributed the following items to 72 flood affected families and 39 needy students in Hulandawa and Akuressa areas on 1 and 25 June: Food materials such as noodles, milk powder, sugar, baby food, packets of biscuits, processed cereals etc.; necessities such as tooth powder, ladies garments, etc.; school items such as uniforms, exercise books, pens, pencils, erasers, sharpeners, school bags, etc; other items like matchboxes, candles, bedsheets, mats, buckets, mugs, tarpaulins and solar lamps.
West Bengal: From 2 May to 13 June, Ramharipur centre distributed the following building materials among 46 families of 13 villages in Bankura district: 256 matkas, 28 tin sheets, 618 asbestos sheets, 388 chalkaths and 457 batams.
Fire Relief, Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh: Subsequent to a fire accident at Gumin Yijo village in West Siang district, Aalo centre distributed 37 blankets and 8 sets of utensils (each set containing 4 plates, 4 bowls, a karahi, a pot, a kettle, a bucket, a ladle, a jug, a tumbler and a mug) among 8 affected families, and stationery items (notebooks, pens, pencils, etc) among 14 needy students on 11 June.
The following centres distributed various items, as shown against their names, to needy people:
Distribution of Sari and Mosquito net, Guwahati, Assam
(a) Guwahati: 146 mosquito-nets and 109 saris on 11 June.
Distribution of rice, lentils and stationery to tribal students, Koyilandy, Kerala
(b) Koyilandy: 250 kg rice, 80 kg dal (lentils) and stationery items (notebooks, pens and pencils) among 220 poor tribal students on 24 June.
Distribution of Cooking Stoves, Narottam Nagar, Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Narottam Nagar: 100 cooking stoves, 1315 textbooks, 1159 exercise books, 30 pens, 30 pencils, 30 erasers, 30 sharpeners and 259 kg glucose powder from 1 April to 28 June.
(d) Rajarhat Bishnupur: 20 saris on 21 and 22 March.
Distribution of Garments, Tiruvalla, Kerala
(e) Tiruvalla: 75 T-shirts, 137 trousers and 62 tops on 3 and 11 April.
Buttermilk distribution to thirsty wayfarers, Salem, Tamil Nadu
The following centres served buttermilk to thirsty wayfarers:
(a) Chennai Mission Ashrama: 21,700 litres of buttermilk from 1 to 31 May.
(b) Salem: 19,500 litres of buttermilk from 23 April to 1 June.