Jhabua

Building resilience of communities during and beyond Covid-19
Interventions that increase dependencies and use of local resources to resolve challenges locally can help increase resilience of farmers. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 4 months ago

Covid-19 pandemic has unleashed multiple challenges in different geographies, especially for the vulnerable groups living in areas that already have existing issues of water and food security.

People were following social distancing in villages while collecting water (Image: INREM)
Tangled bones, children unable to move and lives cut short
Fluorosis has turned out to be a chronic public health problem, with millions of people at high risk due to lack of clean drinking water. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 7 months ago

I am in the middle of nowhere, out on a field visit to understand how fluoride, a deadly contaminant in groundwater has been afflicting people in some of the worst affected villages in Nalgonda, Telangana. I am thirsty as hell and would do anything to find a seemingly elusive little glass of water, but I can’t.

INREM Foundation has helped develop protocols on designing proactive action on safe water and nutrition to help mitigate fluorosis (Image: Vikas Ratanjee)
Saving Jhabua’s children from fluorosis
INREM Foundation’s work helped develop protocols on designing proactive action on safe water and nutrition to help mitigate fluorosis in Jhabua. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 years 5 months ago

In 2010, nine-year-old Kailash from Miyati village, Jhabua developed symptoms of skeletal fluorosis. Fluorosis, which affects millions of people in India, is a health issue caused due to high fluoride content in drinking water. Skeletal fluorosis is marked by deformed bones.

Nutrition garden developed in Jhabua for sustainable nutrition and resistance from fluorosis among villagers.
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