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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AMDA Emergency Relief Bulletin I: Cyclone Aila in Bangladesh

On May 25th '09, Cyclone Aila hit southern coast of Bangladesh and northeastern India. According to the govt. of Bangladesh as of May 28th '09, Aila has caused the loss of 147 lives and wounded 6,551 people in Bangladesh. The affected population has topped 3,694,874 and 545,226 houses have been destroyed in 14 affected districts in southern coast of Bangladesh.

On May 29th '09 AMDA Headquarters decided to dispatch an emergency relief team including two coordinators and one medical assistant from AMDA Bangladesh (two members are present in the above picture).

AMDA Bangladesh team procured relief goods in Dhaka and left for Barguna District (one of 14 affected districts) on May 31st '09. AMDA team will start emergency relief activities on Jun. 1st '09 after meeting with local authorities of Barguna district. The planned activities of AMDA team are 1) to provide water purifying tablets for preventive measure in primary health care, 2) to dispense essential drugs (ORS, Analgesic, Metronidazole, Mebendazole, skin care, and etc.), and 3) to distribute dry foods and non-food items (clothes, candle, matches, and etc.).

Besides the emergency relief activities, the team will conduct a need assessment of affected areas in order to explore the possibility of further supports during the resettlement and rehabilitation stages.

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