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Seva Bharathi AP Awarded Best NGO 2nd consecutive year

Seva Bharati Unit of Andhra pradesh has been awarded
the best NGO (Community development organisation) by the District Administration of Mahaboobnagar district for the commendable efforts in the field of Child labour rehabilitation and Child rights. This is the second consecutive year for which Seva Bharathi has been awarded and recognised of its efforts.

this has been presented on the independence day celebrations. hon.minister sri Redya Nayak and the district collector v.usha rani presented the award.

Sewa Bharati volunteers in action in the flood affected Surat

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Date: 15 Aug 2006
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Sewa Bharati volunteers in action in the flood affected Surat


Report from Seva Bharati, Gujarat
Report by Navin Prasad (India)

Surat, the industrial city in Gujarat with more than 35 lakh people,
is facing an unprecedented natural disaster and still remains marooned
after water from the raging Tapti river flooded it.

More than seven lakh people are marooned on terraces and on high
grounds are desperately waiting for help.

There are shortages of drinking water and food. The transport system
between Ahmedabad and Surat has virtually snapped because of the floods.

Water levels have reached 15-20 feet in many areas and locals fear
that many more people may have drowned in the flood waters.

The collector office in Surat is submerged under 12 feet of water, and
a temporary control room which was set up is also not functioning. The
administration machinery has come to a standstill due to flooding in
all government buildings.

Officials say the situation in some other parts of Guj…

The Godavari Flood Disaster- Aug, 2006.- Andhra Pradesh

The Godavari Flood Disaster-Aug, 2006.- Andhra Pradesh August month become a terrible month since so many years for those who are living by the side of the Godavari, Sabari in Andhra Pradesh. This Year because of heavy rain in Maharastra and Orissa both the rivers are swollen like Tsunami. Especially, Khammam, East and West Godavari Districts are badly affected with unwarned flood. Usually flood comes slowly, but this time with in hours the height of the water level of the Godavari raised to 67.7 ft. Thousands of people ran away from their houses to safety places with out protecting their valuables even they could not save paddy and other food materials. In Khammam District, Chintoor, Kunavaram, Vara Ramachandra puram, kukkunuru, velerupadu and Boorugumpadu are badly effected mandals. Chintoor, V.R.Puram and Kunavaram are affected by the aggravated river Sabari. It came like Tsunami and wiped away the villages, crops and Pakka buildings also. You can not imagine that the flood water stay…