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A Healing Garden Grows in Bhopal

Thousands of people suffered agonising deaths in 1984 when Union Carbide released a cloud of toxic gas in Bhopal, India. Another 15,000 died afterwards, victims of the toxic cloud of methyl-isocyanate gas (MIC), and 100,000 still require constant care. The abandoned factory continues to leak chemicals into the surrounding environment, sickening another 30,000 people. The […]

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In the guts of a monster

Firstly, I have blatantly plagiarised the title of this blog from Eric, a beautiful spirit who is incredibly talented, intelligent and inspiring and who has just left Sambhavna to go back to high school in Pune. I would like to say he doesn’t mind, but I haven’t asked him. I can’t think of a more […]

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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.