Category Archives: Water Contamination

Eye care needs in Bhopal Gas Disaster survivors still not met

A paper recently published in ‘Current Science’, by two ex-members of the ‘Students for Bhopal’ group, outlines unmet eye-care needs among survivors of the Bhopal Gas Disaster. “A more regular eye-care unit needs to be set up… in order to reduce preventable blindness and provide symptomatic treatment. Better government interventions and better public health policies […]

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Video: No One Has Cleaned Up This 1980’s Toxic Disaster in India

@Timeline_Now @timelinenews No One Has Cleaned Up This 1980s Toxic Disaster in India No One Has Cleaned Up This 1980s Toxic Disaster in India After 30 years, hundreds of thousands of people affected by a massive toxic gas leak in Bhopal, India are wondering why no one will take responsibility. Posted by Timeline on Friday, […]

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Brief History of the Three Class Actions

The first of the class action suits was Bano v. Union Carbide – Filed in 1999 and referred to as “Bano” the claim sought a comprehensive clean-up of the contaminated site and the properties around the factory, as well as compensation and medical monitoring for those poisoned by Carbide’s chemical waste. On August 28, 2000, […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.