Disaster Works

DISASTER WORKS OF MEDICAL SERVICE CENTRE

PASSAGE DOWN THE YEARS

Medical Service Centre(M S C) did not emerge overnight as we see it today. It has developed through a process of painstaking social struggle of building mighty health movement based on medical ethics for years together.

1978 Devastating Flood in North & East India: mobile teams over 2 months to Medinipur district, West Bengal
1983 – 84 Bhopal Gas Disaster on 3rd December : clinics over 2 years phase-wise.
1984 Cyclone in Andhra Pradesh
1987 Flood in South Salmara, Assam
1988 Devastating Floods, Assam, North Bengal
Earthquake, Darbhanga, Bihar
Adulterated Edible Oil Tragedy, Behala, Calcutta
Cyclone, Sundarbans, West Bengal
1992 Riot torn areas of Calcutta following demolition of Babri Masjid
1997 Earthquake in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
1998 Severe Bank erosion with flood in Murshidabad, Malda, West Bengal
Flood in Darbhanga, Bihar
1999 Supercyclone Orissa on 29th October: 2 Base Camp Field Hospitals at Ersama, Jagatsinghpur district, and mobile camps at flood-hit Jajpur and Cuttack districts through 2 months volunteers from Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, Assam (doctors, nurses and other health volunteers – 300)
2000 Flash flood in and around Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Unprecedented floods in nine districts of West Bengal: mobile teams over 2 months
2001 Destructive Earthquake in Kutchh-Bhuj district, Gujarat on 26th January: Base Camp Field Hospital at Bhachau, satellite camps, mobile medical and surgical teams in vans, X-Ray, OT– covering 4 Talukas over 2 months by volunteers from Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, Tamilnadu, Assam (doctors, nurses and other health volunteers – 315)
2004 Floods at Assam, Bihar and West Bengal
 2005 Devastating Tsunami on 26th December: 3 month long relief work in Jan – Mar 2005. 4 Base Camp Field Hospitals: 1 at Akkaraipettai, Nagapattinam district and 2 at Pudukuppam & Chinnur in Cuddalore district, Tamilnadu; 1 at Ambalapuzah, Alleppey district, Kerala
2005 Flood in and around Varodara, Gujarat
Flood in and around Mumbai
2013 EarthQuake Uttarakhand
2015 Flood in Kashmir
2015 EarthQuake at Nepal & India
2015 Flood in Chennai