#MaharashtraFloods: JJ Hospital releases booklet to provide information on disaster management

On August 13, the dean of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals chaired a meeting with the heads of various departments in the hospital. After much discussion, the hospital administration had decided to soon release a booklet with information pertaining on what to do in situations like natural calamities

#MaharashtraFloods: JJ Hospital releases booklet to provide information on disaster managementThe booklet titled ‘Flood Relief Module’ will provide comprehensive information on how to deal with natural disasters and how to tackle diseases which are likely to increase after the flood. Kolhapur and Sangli have seen a tragedy of epic proportions. People are slowly getting a grasp on life after the torrential rains inundated the cities. […]

#MaharashtraFloods: Sassoon Hospital sends a second team of doctors to Kolhapur, Sangli

A second team of doctors from Pune’s Sassoon Hospital and BJ Medical College are on their way to Sangli and Kolhapur to help people affected by the floods. The team of doctors from different parts of states have played a pivotal role in delivering quality healthcare to victims of the flood

#MaharashtraFloods: Sassoon Hospital sends a second team of doctors to Kolhapur, SangliA team of 33 doctors were sent by the hospital administration. They have left with surgical instruments and medicines in tow. The doctors in the team were chosen under the guidance of Muralidhar Tambe, deputy dean of Sassoon Hospital, Dr Sudhir Nanandkar, dean of Sassoon Hospital, Dr Ajay Tavre, medical superintendent and Dr Harish Tatya. […]

#MaharashtraFloods: JJ Hospital to release booklet to provide information on disaster management

So far, JJ Hospital has sent two trucks with medicines to flood-affected areas in Kolhapur and Sangli. On Tuesday, the dean of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals chaired a meeting with the heads of various departments in the hospital. After much discussion, the hospital administration has decided to soon release a booklet with information pertaining on what to do in situations like natural calamities

#MaharashtraFloods: JJ Hospital to release booklet to provide information on disaster managementThe meeting took place on Tuesday, August 13 at around 3:00 p.m., JJ Hospital dean Dr Ajay Chandanwale spoke with the Head of Departments in the hospital. The medicine department, PSM department, Psychiatric department, Surgery department, pharmacological department, and other departments were consulted. In total, eight departments were involved. Teams of doctors have already been […]

#MaharashtraFloods: Volunteers ask people to donate women’s undergarments, stating short supply

While relief work has started in the flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, volunteers demand that donation of undergarments is needed. Especially women and girls are in urgent need of undergarments. While people have donated other clothes, volunteers are stating that there is not enough supply of undergarments

#MaharashtraFloods: Volunteers ask people to donate women’s undergarments, stating short supplyYoung girls and women have asked volunteers to give them panties and petticoats. Though people have donated other garments there is not enough supply of panties and petticoats. Volunteers working in the flood-affected area have appealed to people that they should donate these essential things. Kalyani Gadgil, a volunteer working in the area said, “Girls […]

#MaharashtraFloods: This family’s generosity helped save 22 people when all hope was lost

Even in such testing times, the kindness of strangers shines as a beacon for others. The Limaye family in Sangli have done a great service to mankind by giving 22 people and 40 animals a place to stay till the floodwaters recede

#MaharashtraFloods: This family’s generosity helped save 22 people when all hope was lostThe Limaye family in Sangli has generously opened up their farmhouse to help people who are affected by the devastating floods. At present, there have given shelter to 22 people and 40 animals. These people chose not to go to relief camps as their animals would have been neglected. Makarand Limay and his wife Sampada […]

#MaharashtraFloods: Voluntary labour is the need of the hour to clear the wreckage

As the people start rebuilding their lives after the natural calamity that has affected them, there is a need of people to voluntarily come forward and offer their services. Humanity prevails in trying times and this is exactly what Kolhapur and Sangli require at this moment in time

#MaharashtraFloods: Voluntary labour is the need of the hour to clear the wreckageAs life in Sangli and Kolhapur limps back to normalcy, what people need now more than ever is the help and assistance of voluntary labour. Teams of doctors from various parts of Maharashtra are present to meet the healthcare needs of people. But apart from healthcare, people still need the help of others to help […]

Mumbai civic chief roped in to help with #MaharashtraFlood relief work

As flood levels in western Maharashtra begin to recede, the government is shifting its focus to relief and rehabilitation work to assist lakhs of people affected by the worst flood the region has seen in recent times. Pravin Pardeshi, Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner, left for Sangli on Sunday to help the civic administration with the work of relief and rehabilitation

Mumbai civic chief roped in to help with #MaharashtraFlood relief workMumbai Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi on Sunday left for Sangli to oversee relief and rehabilitation operations. Pardeshi, formerly additional chief secretary to Fadnavis, had played a stellar role in relief operations during the Latur earthquake in 1993, and is known in bureaucratic circles for his expertise in disaster management operations. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis […]

#MaharashtraFloods: “State to conduct door to door healthcare campaign,” says Girish Mahajan

My Medical Mantra had an exclusive talk with the Girish Mahajan, Cabinet Minister for Water Resources & Medical Education regarding efforts that the government has undertaken to assist flood-affected people. The minister revealed that the motive behind the door-to-door campaign was to know about the fears and concerns of the victims and what is needed to tackle the rising health risks

#MaharashtraFloods: “State to conduct door to door healthcare campaign,” says Girish MahajanAs flood levels in western Maharashtra begin to recede, the government is shifting its focus on relief and rehabilitation work to assist lakhs of people affected by the worst flood the region has seen in recent times. Rains eased on Sunday, helping the states mount massive relief operations and returning some normalcy to hundreds of […]

Mumbai’s youth come up with innovative idea to help gather funds for #MaharashtraFloods

With Ganesh Chaturthi around the corner, each passing day sees the arrival of more and more Ganesh idols at different mandals in Mumbai. The youth of Chintamani Ganapati Delisle Road Maharaj Ganesh Mandap are doing their bit to help flood-affected victims in Kolhapur. On Sunday, when the Ganesh idol was brought in to be placed at the mandap, they had an idea which helped in raising money for the flood victims

Mumbai’s youth come up with innovative idea to help gather funds for #MaharashtraFloodsOn Sunday, they set up a tattoo stall for the devotees and collected around Rs 10 to 20 for each tattoo done. They managed to collect Rs 4,780 so far and they will be donating this amount to a Kolhapur-based NGO called Shubha Pratisthan. Abhi Chougule and his friends had started this stall. He is […]

#MaharashtraFloods: Family of nine faces bleak future, after floodwaters destroy their salon

The floodwaters in Sangli and Kolhapur have wreaked havoc on the daily life of people. Many shops and businesses have been affected. The livelihood of people is ruined and they stare at an uncertain future. With floodwaters beginning to recede, people are trying to stumble to normalcy and get a grip on the situation

#MaharashtraFloods: Family of nine faces bleak future, after floodwaters destroy their salonAnant Ramchandra Yadav is running his family business. He has a salon which was started by his family in 1957. The shop is situated on Old Station Road in Sangli. For the last eight days, the shop was completely inundated with water. “A family of nine people is dependent on this shop. The flood has […]