Monthly Archives: July 2015

Glastonbury, Bhopal, DowChemical

Glastonbury Litterpickers Meet a VVIP

Last week our volunteer litterpickers returned from the Glastonbury Festival. Each year the festival kindly gives us the opportunity to supply a litterpicking team of 80 for the main, Pyramid stage area. This is a big fundraiser for us and is extremely popular with our supporters- both young and old alike. Fran, one of our […]

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Dow Chemical Bhopal

Umang Milwaukee Performance Supports Assist Bhopal

Umang Milwaukee was organized to support the artistic and cultural activities of  volunteer performers hoping to create  an institution based in Milwaukee that would propagate the rich traditions of Indian Music and Culture. Umang’s first performance recently took place in Milwaukee with a share of the proceeds going to support the excellent ‘Assist Bhopal’ initiative […]

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Dow Chemical

Increased Compensation for Disaster Survivors? Union Carbide Moves for Early Hearing in Curative Petition

Hindustan Times reports that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) has requested an early hearing of the Delhi Supreme Court’s ‘Curative Petition’. The petition aims to address inadequacies within the 1989 civil settlement of the Bhopal Disaster (U.S. $470 million) and Dow Chemical is also a named respondent. The Indian Government’s official position is that the […]

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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.