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  • A consolidated reply of experiences and examples shared by various members of the Solution Exchange Water Community Compiled by Nitya Jacob and G. Padmanabhan, Resource Person and Nupur Arora, Research Associate Issue Date: 30 September 2008 Query:   From K. J. Joy,...
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  • These facts may surprise you: 1.1 billion people live without clean drinking water.* There are over 116,000 human-made chemicals that are finding their way into public water supply systems.* Water is a $400 billion dollar global industry; the third largest behind electricity and oil.* Flow, a new fi...
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  • Response to flood relief needs in Madhepura MurliGanj area:  Update 1Krishna Arpanam the name for all N. M. Budhrani Trust programs, came true once again, when we were presented with an opportunity to serve those affected by the disaster that struck some of the districts in Bihar. In collaborat...
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  • A very large number of people are emotionally traumatized, constantly crying non-stop and in a state of utter shock. At least definite reports of suicide by a woman has also been received by me. I will appeal to you that a psycho-social help intervention should be higher in the order of priority.I f...
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  • From Shankar Musafir, Centre for Science and Environment, New DelhiPosted 25 September 2008The Centre for Science and Environment (www.cseindia.org) is a public interest research and advocacy organization based in New Delhi. The Centre researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of dev...
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  • More than 17 million people have been affected in India, Bangladesh and Nepal by the recent floods in South Asia. Around 3 million people have been rendered homeless and more than one million are now living in relief camps.The deluge took place in northern part of eastern India, where in August, the...
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  •  I'm a communications professional, based out of Delhi. I wish to volunteer for on the field relief work in Bihar- be it manual, admin or anything as soon as possible. I can stay as long as required. Please advice. Thanks.Regards,Varsha, varsha2209@gmail.com======   1. Current locatio...
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  • Forwarded to the Portal by: Pratibha SinghWaterAid has been coordinating a flood relief program in Bihar since 1st September 2008 through the VISHWAS network that includes the partners NGOs mentioned in the earlier mail below. The districts for intervention are Araria and Supaul where the interventi...
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  • I work as an Assistant Executive Engineer in Rural Development And Panchayat Raj Department of Govt of Tamilnadu. Under a state scheme called AGAMT(Anaithu Garma Anna Marumarachi Thittam) it is decided to deepen and renovate at least one village pond by deepening, construction of inlet/outlet, bathi...
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  • Forwarded to the Portal by: Avijit Dey, Plan International The following is a report on Plan International's current intervention in the Bihar Flood Situation. The report was received on 12th September 2008.Name of Organisation: Plan IndiaAddress: E-12 Kailash Colony, New DelhiPhone No. 46558484 Fax...
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  •  A list of new books that are currently available and related information is presented.THE BLUE COVENANT The Global Water Crisis & the Coming Battle for the Right to Water Author: Maude Barlow BLUE COVENANT, The Sequel to Blue Gold, the earlier international bestseller, describes a powerful...
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  • Educational options Limitless educational opportunities exist in the water sector. . These educational options are generally multidisciplinary and encompass diverse fields such as environmental science, engineering, media, law, policy, planning, and many more. Universities under the science stream...
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  •   The World Bank as a Knowledge Producer: How the Bank Uses Flawed Processes to Generate Unsound Knowledge for Promoting Disastrous Policies BookThis study examines the World Bank's role as a knowledge producer in context of the water sector in India. The book takes a long hard look at the Bank...
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  • The report ( current as on 13th September, 2008 ) provides a concise overview of the daily flood situation, action taken so far and provides detailed statistics on the issue. The report also includes meteorological forecasts and analysis of current and possible flood situations in the different area...
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  • The Coca-Cola Company is committed to the good health and well being of communities around the world. One vital way that our Company is contributing to communities is through our water stewardship programs. Water, our most critical ingredient, is fast becoming one of the world's most pressing globa...
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  • Two documents giving the details of the mega camps and other relief camps that are being run by the Government. Thanks to Eklavya Prasad of Megh Pyne Abhiyan for forwarding these documents.Distric Specific Mega camps Relief centres in flood affected areas-2Thanks to Mr. Arumugam Kalimuthu of Pl...
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  • Among lot of other data it gives the current government estimate of affected people (40lakh people, from 2350 affected villages, in 16 districts of Bihar, with the  number of deaths as 87). There is a district-wise breakup. Information about food and other material and cash being...
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  • A very interesting thread has been initiated on the Discussion Forum on the Portal by Bob Eibl. The post in question is reproduced here: If the India Water Portal is serious about water conservation ,recycling and groundwater quality one must ask a serious question: Why are all the laundry powder an...
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  • I would like to volunteer… I can do field work as well as admin work… I am a post graduate student… I am based in Delhi Please advise Neha Negi, neha.negi@gmail.com ===============  Would you like to offer your services for volunteering ? Leave a comment here : https://www.indiawaterport...
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  • Courtesy: biharfloodrelief2008.blogspot.com Bihar flood relief is tracking the work of some Bihar based groups working on flood rescue and relief currently in the area around Forbesgunj in Araria district. They have been involved in flood rescue and relief work in the previous year too. The de...
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Floods in Assam, bio-toilets in Konkan railway stations and damage of hydropower project in Uttarakhand are highlights of this week's news.

 Flood fury hits Assam

 

Floods in the state affect one lakh people with Dhemaji district being the worst hit. Incessant rainfall raises the level of the Brahamputra river above the danger mark. Houses washed off and wildlife in Kaziranga national park affected as 70% of the sanctuary goes under water.

 

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