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KNA Updates  (February 14 2001)
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Health Update from Abhiyan February 12, 2001
Abhiyan Update: Situation Report on Kutch February 11, 2001
Kutch Navnirman Abhiyan: An update on the relief/rehabilitation activities in Kutch February 12, 2001

Update from Kutch Navnirman Abhiyan: Bhuj, Feb 08, 2001

A significant development towards the effective coordination of post-earthquake relief activities has been the institution of a regular morning meeting at 9:00 am at the Kutch Navnirman Abhiyan campus at Madansinh Park. The Collector of Kutch , Mr. Anil Mukim, the Kutch District Development Officer, Mr. Rajiv Topno, all foreign and Indian aid agencies, Abhiyan members and other NGOs have agreed to meet every morning at the Abhiyan campus to discuss policy, convergence of relief activities and other matters. More..

The city of Bhuj lings with the smell of dead bodies. everywhere people feel the presence of lingering restless spirits and ghosts. there is so much to say... right now things are in a state of chaos..there are still aftershocks coming everyday. people trying to get what they can out of their house before more buildings fall. other people stealing and robbing stores and houses like madmen. More..

From - Bangalore - Earthquake Update Appeal No. 3 (3nd Feb 2001)

Activities done by the Abhiyan till date

Basic assessment survey of relief needs completed for 160 villages. NGO Relief desk set up at the airport and the District Collectorates office for co-ordination. Information brief being repared on a daily assessment and released to all concerned in Bhuj. Depots set up at Samakhyali and Bhujodi. Five Sub-depots set up. Providing personnel and volunteer support to district administration. Abhiyan is a key player involved in planning with the Distict Collectorates.

For More read Earthquake Update/Appeal No. 2 , 02 February 2001

Update from Navnirman Abhiyan, 31st Jan 2001

The ground situation today is that there have been lots of casualties due to the earthquake. Over 20,000 people have died in Gujarat. Media reports speculate that the final figure will be as high as 75,000. Over 50,000 are injured. People are living on the streets as their houses have been destroyed. Public and government aid has been targeted only in terms of food supplies and volunteers. Rescue and relief is still going on.