Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sambhavna staff prepare for the 27th anniversary

At a press conference today, members of the Sambhavna Trust, which has been providing free medical care to survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide Bhopal Gas Disaster for the last 15 years, described the various programs being organized by the Trust on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the disaster. Members of Sambhavna said […]

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How Sambhavna will mark the 27th anniversary

Clapping and cheering, shouts of ‘more’, ‘more’, not your average work meeting…brother and sister, Madhav and Santosh, drummer and singer (research fieldworkers at the clinic) delight the rest of the staff assembled in the gol ghar for the weekly meeting. Their songs, penned in remembrance of the gas disaster, will open a short play, also […]

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Scottish Friends of Bhopal mark the 27th anniversary

Scottish Friends of Bhopal (SFB) is a project of The Bhopal Medical Appeal, a UK charity (No. 1117526) that offers free healthcare and hope to the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide Gas Disaster and those suffering from the water poisoning. Scottish Friends of Bhopal held a memorial and tribute to those who have died […]

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The Games need India more than Dow

Lord Coe’s apparently steady hand on the London Olympics’ tiller has faltered. His robust defence before a Commons committee earlier this month of the controversial acceptance of £7m in sponsorship from Dow Chemical now seems like bluster. The multinational refuses to acknowledge any liability for the world’s worst environmental disaster at Bhopal in India in […]

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We believe Dow 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.