Disaster Relief

Help Chinese Earthquake Victims

_44672355_44672347From: http://news.bbc.co.uk:

"The death toll from last week's earthquake in south-west China has risen to 40,075, officials have said. Chinese aid workers are struggling to find shelter for millions who lost their homes. Foreign medical teams have started arriving in the area.

VISIT TO TSUNAMI-HIT DISTRICTS IN FEBRUARY 2006

In early February 2006, around 15 members of the TOS, TS and the partner company Grundfos visited some of the rehabilitation projects. The International Secretary of the TOS, Ms Diana Dunningham Chapotin, flew in specially from France and Mr B.L Bhattacharya, National Director of the TOS in India, also made the journey from Calcutta. Before heading down the coast, Ms Dunningham Chapotin inaugurated a reverse osmosis plant donated by the TOS to the Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Home in Mylapore, Chennai. The home has begun housing tsunami orphans and hopes to take in more.

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