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TSUNAMI RELIEF WORK
A Brief Report as of 29.12.2004

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TSUNAMI RELIEF WORK
BY RAMAKRISHNA MISSION IN
TAMIL NADU, ANDAMAN and SRI LANKA

A Brief Report as of 29.12.2004

In the wake of the devastating Tsunami in the Indian ocean, leaving a trail of wide spread devastation on an unprecedented scale and leaving thousands of people dead. The Ramakrishna Mission started massive relief operations from the first day itself through its centres at Chennai and Chengalpattu in Tamil Nadu & Port Blair in India and Batticaloa in Sri Lanka. The details are given below

Sl.

No.

Conducted through our centre at

Place

Items are being distributed

State

Area of operation

01

Chennai Math

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Clothing, cooked food, dry-food packets, dhotis, saris, bed sheets, mat, a set of utensils (7 items) and medical aid

Nagapatinam

(Camp: Tiruvarur)

Kanyakumari

02

Chengalpattu

Tamil Nadu

Kalapakkam, nearby villages at Tirrukkahukundram camp and Mahabalipuram

Cooked food, mats, bed sheets, medical aid etc.

03

Port Blair

Andaman

Nearby areas

Dry food packets

04

Batticaloa in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Nearby areas

Cooked food & Food packets

Efforts are being made to extend the relief operations in the above areas. In addition, steps are being taken by Chennai centre to extend the relief work to Cuddalore, which is one of the worst affected places.


The following information is for those wishing to
send contributions for this relief work:

The Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center of New York is not collecting funds to forward, but donors are requested to send money directly to the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission at Belur Math, India.  The best and quickest way to send money is by MONEY ORDER or BANK DRAFT, made  out in the name of  RAMAKRISHNA MISSION, mentioning that the money is to be used for the Ramakrishna Mission Tsunami Relief.  Mailing address and contact information is given below.

RAMAKRISHNA MISSION
P.O. BELUR MATH 711 202
DISTRICT HOWRAH
WEST BENGAL, INDIA

Telephone:       033 – 2654 5391   or   033 – 2654 9581   or   033 – 2654 9681
Fax:                  033 – 2654 4346
Email:               rkmhq@vsnl.com
(Mission Office)


As an alternative, anyone wishing to contribute by credit card DIRECTLY to the relief work of the RAMAKRISHNA MATH, CHENNAI may do so online by going to the Chennai Math website at the following address:
www.sriramakrishnamath.org

 

RAMAKRISHNA MISSION TSUNAMI MESSAGE