#MaharashtraFloods: Traumatic events linger on in the mind of flood victims

As the floodwaters recede in Kolhapur and Sangli, the traumatic experiences remain embedded in the minds of people who have been worst affected by the floods. While it is easier to conquer physical illness, it takes time for the scars of such disastrous events to heal. As doctors focus on the patients' physical ills, it is also important to look after the mental health of people

#MaharashtraFloods: Traumatic events linger on in the mind of flood victimsAs the floodwater has receded from majority parts of Sangli and Kolhapur districts, people are trying to settle down and return to normalcy in their homes and villages. The clean-up work has started. Material donations have happened. Medical help is being provided. But many people are suffering from issues of depression, anxiety, stress and fear. […]

#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: Sangli witnesses 40 cases of dog bites, 8 snake bites

As the water has started to recede and life skips back to normalcy, people have begun to clean their houses and resume work on the farm. Cases of snake and dog bites have now come to the fore

#MaharashtraFloods: Sangli witnesses 40 cases of dog bites, 8 snake bitesPost one week of Sangali-Kolhapur floods, people have started cleaning their houses and shops which were inundated with water. Hospitals are catering to patients with injuries and other viral and bacterial infections. Post-flood different snakes and other insects have begun to emerge from hiding places. Sangali Civil Hospital has noticed a rise in cases of […]

#MaharashtraFloods: FDA sends relief package to flood-affected areas of Sangli, Kolhapur

The relief material was dispatched on Friday, August 16 at 6 pm from Sahyadri Guest House, Malabar Hill, Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was present at the function. Jaykumar Rawal and Madanji Yerawar were present at the ceremony

#MaharashtraFloods: FDA sends relief package to flood-affected areas of Sangli, KolhapurFor the flood-affected people of Sangli and Kolhapur, the material such as packaged drinking water, bleaching powder, phenyl liquid, hand gloves, nose mask etc was sent from the Food and Drug Administration. The District and Division offices of FDA, Pune had already sent the relief material including 1.68 litres packaged drinking water. 50 boxes of […]

#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 […]
1 2 3 4