Progress on Reconstruction of Leyte Medical Society Building/ Emergency Relief Station in Tacloban
  5th anniversary ceremony for AMDA Peace Clinic
  AMDA Reconstruction Activity for Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
  From the Field: Voice of AMDA Nurse in Bodhgaya
  Emergency Relief Mission for the Floods in Southeast Asia
  Emergency Relief Mission for the Floods in Southeast Asia
  Delivery of rice harvested from AMDA Food Program
  Emergency Relief Mission for flood in Malaysia
  30th Anniversary Ceremony of AMDA
  Report of Organic Agriculture Training at AMDA Farm in Malino, Indonesia
  AMDA and TaiwanIHA join hands for free Dental Camps and Health Education in Sri Lankan hill stations
  Emergency Relief Mission for Flood in Pakistan and North India 5
  AMDA Reconstruction Activity for Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines ~School Item Distribution in Leyte~
  TaiwanIHA & AMDA's Dental Mission Hakkari, Turkey

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Initiating Emergency Relief for Bangladesh Flood

Due to continuous heavy rainfall since the end of June, the area along Meghna River in northern part of Bangladesh was widely flooded. The damage from the flood is worsening. The water level is still elevating. Houses and roads are flooded, and some districts are isolated. According to Bangladesh Disaster Management Information Centre, 131 people died, over 1 million people (360,000families) are affected by this flood. Since daytime temperature is more than 30 Celsius, worsening sanitary conditions and the epidemic of infectious diseases are feared.

AMDA Bangladesh dispatched an assessment team to obtain more information about current situation in the largely damaged area in Kurigram Dsitrict of Northern Bangladesh with a local NGO. In the assessment record, even though no death was reported, houses, crops field, and roads are damaged.

After receiving this report, AMDA Bangladesh decided to dispatch the first medical team consisting of medical doctors and other medical staff from AMDA Bangladesh and Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital to the affected area on July 12. AMDA HQ is planning to dispatch one coordinator to Bangladesh upon receiving her visa.

Proposed assistance for 25,600 people of 6,300 families in Kurigram district Upazola subdistrict includes: 1. Distribution of water purifying tablets/liquids 2. Distribution of food 3. Rendering mobile clinic and dispensing essential drugs 4. Rendering Primary Health care activities for prevention for further infection.

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