AIDWA

Relief Work

Devastation caused by Tsunami in Tamilnadu

      Loss of life as per Govt. statistics : 8434 Nagapattinam : 6032 (could be more) Kanyakumari : 817 Cuddalore : 606 Chennai : 206 Kancheepuram : 128       Other 8 districts account for the remaining. Tota...

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Women Hold Militant Actions For Food Security in Maharashtra

  9 November, 2003 Mariam Dhawale FOR the past few years, the Maharashtra state committee of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) has been leading a sustained struggle on the issue of right to food, universalisation of the public distribution system (PDS), expansion of the Antyodaya scheme and provision of work under the Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS). To highlight these and other related issues, the AIDWA state committee decided to intensify the agitation and a call for militant actions was given last month, on the eve of th...

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Need For Long Term Rehabilitation Measures for Earthquake Affected in Jammu and Kashmir

  13 November, 2005   “The tragic reports of people’s lives wrecked by the earthquake in Kashmir, especially in Uri and Tanghdhar, underline the need for sustained relief and rehabilitation efforts not only by government agencies, but all sections of society. The extent of the damage is so extensive that the state administration, the army, and all organisations will have to coordinate efforts to achieve any impact on the ground. Rehabilitation and reconstruction processes have been set in motion by the government with the backup provided b...

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Kashmir Earthquake Relief: Need for Long term Rehabilitation Measures

      "The tragic reports of people's lives wrecked by the earthquake in Kashmir, especially in Uri and Tanghdhar indicate the need for sustained relief and rehabilitation efforts not only by government agencies, but all sections of society. The extent of the damage is so extensive that the State, the Army, and all organizations will have to coordinate efforts for any impact on the ground. Rehabilitation and reconstruction processes have been set in motion by the Government with the back up provided by the army, and help from voluntar...

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