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  • Anil Kothari
    Oct 24, 2009

      Please see the exhaustive, multi-dimensional sewa work done by swayamsevaks and sevikas in Bharat for the APKA flood relief. Let's do our part in contributing at least something (even if it is as little as $5) to the cause. Details for contribution at http://chapters.hssus.org/seattle/ 

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      Sadara Namaskar,

      This is just for your reference.Please send to your friends.



      Photos of flood relief

      http://picasaweb. google.com/ samparkvibhag/
      http://www.flickr. com/photos/ samparkvibhag- rss-ap/ - 70 photos on flood relief and 104 photos on natural calamity

      Work done on 8th October at/ for Kurnool and Mahaboob Nagar districts


      Brief on the work in Mahaboob Nagar/ Palamur district :


      Areas in and around Gadwal, Aiza, Vaddepalli, Kollapur, Aalampur, Alapadu Mandals are severely affected. Service activities are going on in these mandals.


      In Second Phase of operations, Volunteers started preparing 5000 Basic Utility and Food Kits to be distributed among the some of  the most affected families. It is estimated that around 16,000 families are the worst affected. Sevabharathi is looking forward for some more organizations or donors to contribute more in this process.   


      8 Medical camps are being conducted under the supervision of Dr Surender Reddy, Organizing Secretary, Arogya Bharathi with the help of his associates.


      Sri Vidwan Reddy, Seva Bharathi’s State Organizing Secreatary is operating out of  his base camp in Gadwal to supervise the relief operations in the district.


      Several Organizations and Individuals are coming to Seva Bharathi to distribute their Relief Material through its Network.


      It is requested anybody or organizations who wishes to use the services of SEVA BHARTHI to distribute their materials can contact  Sri Vidwan Reddy (Gadwal)  on 098492 77518. Can also contact Sri Bucha Reddy (Kottam Engineering College, Erravelly ‘x’ Roads) on 94419 20302.



      Brief on the work done in Karnool District:


      The findings of the survey conducted by volunteers in Kurnool district :

      • 97 Villages are totally washed out and still marooned under water
      • 40 Villages are worst affected, water receded leaving mountains of mud
      • 5 tribal hamlets are destroyed by the floods, 8 more Traibal Hamlets are still under water.
      • 55,000 Families out of 142 Villages have lost every penny of their own.


      Rashtra Sevika Samithi has adopted Mavidalapadu village for restoration process. 360 Wollen Blankets and 500 Utility and Food grain Kits are distributed.


      Volunteers headed by Mr Balaiah from Nandikotkur Village adopted Ganapuram village. They are taking care of all the necessities of village residents till the restoration to the normalcy.


      Betamcherla residents came forward to adopt Panchalingala and Niduduru villages which are worst affected by the floods. They are taking care all the necessities of the affected villagers.


      Ramakrishna Mission and Seva Bharathi  has adopted Sultanpuram to provide relief and rehabilitation to the affected families.


      Volunteers from Nellore distributed 1000 Utility and Food Grain Kits to the affected families in Tandrapadu village.


      Volunteers from Amalapuram distributed 2 truck loads Utility and Food Grain Kits in the affected areas in Kurnool- rural.


      Several Voluntary organizations are handing over the material to Seva Bharathi for distribution among the affected people as it has proven its skills in disaster management by distributing material efficiently and peacefully.


      Volunteers from Proddutur are preparing 1,000 utility and food grain kits to be distributed.


      Volunteers from Goldsmith association are also preparing Utility and Food Grain Kits worth 4 lac rupees with the help of Seva Bharathi.


      Medical Camps being Conducted ;


      • Medical Camp conducted at Jagannatha gattu in Kurnool Town has served several people.
      • 5 Mobile clinics are moving around the villages providing necessary medical help.
      • Ashwini hospital is providing medical services round the clock through its mobile medical clinic with the help of Seva Bharathi.
      • A medical camp is being conducted by Dr Sindhu Nr Mantralaya.
      • Dr Ramasubbaiah is providing medical help in the villages around Nandikotkur going around in his medical van.
      • Dr Udayshankar along with his associates are going around the marooned villages nr Nandyala town in boats and providing the necessary medical help.
      • Medical camp is being conducted at Nandyala under supervision of Dr.Sahadevudu.
      • Dr Parameshwar and Dr Murali are going around the marooned tribal hamlets and other villages and provided necessary medical help.



      520 Volunteers from different parts of Kurnool district have actively participated in the relief activities.

      130 Volunteers from Anantapur district and 60volunteers from Hyderabad participated for four days in helping their brotherhood.




      Work done on 6th and 7th October at/ for Kurnool and Mahaboob Nagar districts

      Sevabharathi and RSS


      In the second Phase, we established 5 Camps in Mahaboobnagar District. Base Camp at Gadwal, which is in the middle of the affected area. Our Volunteers have surveyed, they found 58 Villages washed away in the floods 16,000 families are totally affected.


      At present, We are trying to give the Basic Utility kits for the families of 5to6 k depending on the availability. We are also taking support from other voluntary organizations in this regard to reach out to total no of families.


      In third Phase, We are making survey in 58 Villages to start reconstruction and rehabilitation process. Weavers – Gadwal, Instruments of artisans.


      Team of 10 Doctors are going around the affected areas in Mahaboob Nagar district treating and giving the medicines under the leadership of Dr Surender Reddy. Over 2.5 Lacs worth of medicines are being distributed.


      In addition to the local volunteers, 50 Senior volunteers are coordinating the activities in Karnool and Mantralaya surroundings.


      In Kurnool , Still 200 Villages are still under water hence the total damage could not be assessed so far. Volunteers have started the relief operations in those villages where water has receded.   


      In the Kurnool Town , Team of 200 Volunteers are formed to help the citizens in removing the slush out of their houses.


      Seva Bharathi is one of the very few Non Governmental Organizations allowed to distribute Food Packets around Kurnool District by the local administration.


      Keshava Reddy Group of educational institutions supplied 20 Vehicles towards the logistics of Relief Operations.


      “Pullareddy Group of educational institutions” extending necessary help through its resources in relief operations.


      To bring normalcy in the lives of affected people and areas by the floods, huge amount of funds are required. We are working in evaluating the need of the hour once the water recedes.


      Several Voluntary organizations are coming forward to take the help of  manpower available with us to distribute the material available with them.


      State Executive of RSS is camping the affected areas to supervise the relief activities.




      Material supplied and work done on 6th October at/ for Kurnool and Mahaboob Nagar districts





      Karnool Rural                                   Villages covered  -     8 Villages


      Food Grain Kits Distributed   -           8,000 Nos




      Surveyed and Material sent to -          4 Villages


                 Adoni Swayamsevaks  Colleted

                   Rice                                        -           20 Quintals

                   Essential Material                   -           Rs 30,000.00 worth

                 With 25 karyakartas They went to Mantralayam Mandal,and surveyed 20 Villages


      Statistics of Volunteers


      Fresh batch of Volunteers       -           150 Nos


      Volunteers returned back to home

      After 3 days of service           -           200 Nos


      Material Supplied From Chittor


      Blankets                      -           3,000 Nos

      Bananas                       -           50,000 Nos

      1Ltr Water Bottles      -           3,000 Nos                             

      Buscuit Packets           -           2 Lacs

      Towels                         -           3,000 Nos


      By Atmakur Swayamsevaks


      Food Packets Distributed – 50,000 Nos


      Villages still marooned  - 250 Nos


      Stock Available at Karnool


      Rice                             -           300 Quintals

      Food Grain Kits          -           70 Nos (supplied from Proddutur)

      Material Supplied from Hyderabad to Mahaboob Nagar /  Palamur


      Rice                 -           320 Quintals

      Turdal              -           10 Quintals

      Mats                -           2,500 Nos

      Candles           -           2,500 Packets

      Match Boxes   -           11,000 Packs

      Utensil Sets     -           1,000 Nos

      Imily                -           13,000 Kgs

      Bread              -           10 Cartons

      Mirch Powder -           500 Kgs

      Biscuits           -           100 Cartons

      Blankets          -           300

      Medicines        -           Rs 70,000 worth

      Sarees              -           100 Nos


      Blankets from Solapur            -           2,500 Nos


      Stock At Hyderabad


      Rice                         43 Quintals

      Tur Dal            -           1.1 Quintals


                  Material Supplied to Gadwal Relief camp/ Mahaboob Nagar from Hyderabad on 7Th October

      Tur Dall               -       500 Kg

      Sweet Oil             -      25 Kg

      Saries                   -      70 Nos.

      Bead Sheates       -      70 Nos.

      Other some of new clothes

                  Plastic Mats        -       100 Nos.

                  Plastic Mugs       -       200 Nos.

                  Plastic Tubs        -        180 Nos.

                  Steel Plates         -       200 Nos.

                  Steel Tumbler     -        500 Nos.

                  Soaps                  -       750 Nos,

                  Water Packets    -        2000 Nos

                  Tur Dal               -        28 Bags @50 Kg

                  Water Packets    -        120 Bags

                  Blankets             -        150 Nos.

      Bed Sheets                    -         2 Bags

      Biscuite Carton             -         4 Nos.

      Match Boxes Carton     -         2 Nos.

      Towels                          -         1 Box

      T-Shirts                         -         1 Box.   


             Flood Relief and Rehabilitation Activities undertaken

      by “RSS and Seva Bharathi” Paschim Andhra Pradesh


      RSS being the largest non governmental organization in India, With its dedicated nationalist volunteers located each and every corner of affected areas, responded swiftly to help the needy before anybody including government could reach these areas. It has been proved once again that RSS stands for Ready for Selfless Service. Despite the non availability of resources and funds, Sayamsevaks raised above the expectations to serve the needy in these disastrous times.


      RSS initiated the process of bringing together and collaborating with various NGOs and individual philanthropists for an coordinated effort to use the resources in the better manner. 


      First Phase of Relief Operations:


      They started distributing food packets brought by their fellow volunteers from the neighboring villages and Districts. RSS has supplied food packets to over one lac families in three districts for past 3 days reaching the interior rural areas of Karnool and Mahaboob Nagar. Since the connectivity to Karnool has been cut off, Material is being brought in from Anantapur, Kadapa, Nellore and Raichure of Karnataka


      RSS started the relief camps in Karnool town in Saraswati Sishu Mandir and G Pulla Reddy Engineering College. Supplied thousands food and water Packets to the Karnool town from here.  


      Volunteers from Adoni went Mantralaya cleaned Mantralaya temple and cleared the Dead Bodies of Cows of Goshala and other animals. Many of the dead are the Piligrims to Mantrala Temple . Swayamsevaks( volunteers) has removed these bodies and handed over to the police.


      In Hindupur, Sangh is running 5 food preparation and collection centres to support immediately on 3rd October to be sent to Karnool Districts.


      In Anantapur, Swayamsevaks started a food collection centre with an intention of  sending 10,000 food packets. With an overwhelming response from the people of Anantapur, the centre could prepare 50,000 packets and other material worth 5 lacs sent for the needy in Karnool district.


      In Dronachalam( Dhone), Swayamsevaks sent 50,000 food packets and 1 lac water packets for Karnool. 


      Volunteers from Nandikotkur went into the villages which went under the water and rescued 45 families and brought them to the safety and gave them food.


      Gadwal, A relief Camp is being conducted at TTD Kalyana Mandapam.  Food packets are being supplied to 200 Villages.


      In Hyderabad , 2000 Swayamsevaks are going around and collecting the funds, food and material which needed for flood affected. Two collection centre are established at State HQ of RSS and Keshav Memorial School . Every Day 4 truck loads of food material, 2 trucks loads of other immediate necessities to flood affected areas. 200 volunteers rushed to the flood affected areas to involve in the hygiene and sanitation work from the city.  


      Sri Raghavulu, All India Secreatary VHP, visited affected areas and met the volunteers involved in the work in Karnool,


      Sri T V Deshmukh , State President of  RSS and State Organizing Secretary of Seva Bharati Sri Vidwan Reddy have visited Gadwal relief Camp and met the volunteers working in Mahaboob Nagar.



      Second Phase of Relief :


      We have surveyed the affected areas of Mahaboob Nagar District and found that 58 Villages are badly destroyed and 16,000 families of  many other villages are devastated. The immediate requirement of these families to be settle down to their daily chores is to have their daily necessities. Hence we are planning for supplying the kits to 5000 families which will enable them to start off their living. Each Kit will consists of Kitchen utensils, food grains and material of daily use.


      In Karnool District, still 250-300 villages are still under water hence the survey is not yet completed. As far as Karnool Town is concerned, is slowly returning to normalcy.  Around Karnool Town 29 villages have been severely affected. We surveyed and serviced 20 villages around Karnool Town .


      We are planning to undertake similar steps to supply daily life supporting kits to the people to start their daily routine once we have the final statistics.


      Third Phase of Relief :


      RSS already initiated planning for rehabilitation devastated people and reconstruction destroyed villages. We identified various means of rehabilitation of people like supplying them implements required for their occupation.  In this process, RSS is having coordinated effort with many other voluntary, social, cultural and spiritual organizations.


       Some Organization currently working with RSS in Flood Relief and Rehabilitation process:


      1. Vande Mataram Foundation
      2. Gayatri Pariwar
      3. Help for Needy
      4. Sanskriti Foundation
      5. Bharati Vikas Parishad




      RSS is calling all of you to come forward to join in this service to the humanity.

      Send the cheques or Cash in the Name of Seva Bharathi

      Online transfer of funds can be done to Seva Bharathi A/c No: 630501065297,  ICICI Bank, Himayat Nagar Branch,  Hyderabad . You can also draw a cheque/draft in the name of Seva Bharathi and post/courier it to below address



      Sevabharathi,  3-2-106, Nimbolia dda, 
      Ph: +91 040-24610056
      www.sevabharathi. org

      http://www.sevabhar athi.blogspot. com/

      Mob: + 91 9701226830, +91 9849262868

      email id: sewabharathi@ gmail.com


       [Please note that all contributions to Seva Bharathi are tax-exempt under 80G.]


      Hereby, we are giving a few statistics for the record : 


      Material Sent to Karnool Town Till Date:


      1. Chapati Pack @ 4 Nos                        -           5 Lacs
      2. Buscuit Packets                                   -           1 Lac
      3. Pulihora /  Yellow Rice Packs -           1 Lac
      4. Bread Packets                                                 -           1 Lac
      5. Water Packets                                                 -           3 Lac
      6. Food Packets from Karnataka                        -           1 Lac


      Relief Work Done At Karnool


      1. Medical Camps Conducted                -           3 Nos
      2. People in Relief Camps                       -           15,000 Nos
      3. People Rescued from Flood Water     -           1000 Nos
      4. Villages Destroyed                             -           29 Villages
      5. Villages Reached                                -           20 Villages
      6. Cows Killed in Gosala in Mantralaya -           60 Cows


      Material Supplied to Palamur/ Mahaboob Nagar


      1. Pulihora/ Yellow Rice             -           15,000 packs
      2. Jowar Rotis                             -           4,000 Packets
      3. Chapatis                                  -           5,000 Packets
      4. Water Packets                         -           3 Lacs Packets


      Material Sent from Anantapur


      1. Rice                                         -           200 Quintals
      2. Tur Dal packet @5kg              -           2000 Packets

      Volunteers working at various places


                  Palamur/ Mahaboob Nagar     -           900 Members

                  Karnool                                   -           600 Members

                  Nandyala                                 -           150 Members


      Material supplied from Bhagyanagar to Palamur/ Mahaboob Nagar


      On 3rd October 2009


      1. Bread, Biscuits, Water packets           -           2 Trucks
      2. Water Packets                                                 -           90,000 Packets
      3. Woollen Bed Sheets                           -           110
      4. Roti Packets                                        -           600
      5. Pulihora/ Yellow Rice                         -           1,000 Packets
      6. Biscuit Packets                                    -           16,500 Packets
      7. Bread Packets                                     -           10,500 Packets



                  On 4th October 2009


      1. Water Packets                                                 -           1,80,000
      2. Bread Packets                                                 -           33 Cartons
      3. Biscuits                                               -           11 Cartons
      4. Medicines                                            -             7 Cartons
      5. Bread from Kukatpally                       -             1 Truck


      Stock available at various relief camps as of today


      1. Bleaching Powder                               -           1500 Kgs
      2. Candle Boxes                                      -           2500 Nos
      3. Match Boxes                                       -           2500 Nos
      4. Glouses                                               -             500 Nos
      5. Biscuits                                               -
      6. Bread                                                  -          
      7. Rice                                                     -           400 Quintals
      8. Tur Dal                                                -             10  Quintals


      Kits Planned for Distribution :


      1. Kitchen  Utensils                               

      Utensils/ Plates covers -3 Nos, Spoons – 3 Nos, Tumblers – 2 Nos, Plates – 2 Nos                   

      1. Food Grain and spices  package

      Rice – 10 Kgs, Tur Dal – 1 Kg, ½ Kg Imily, 1/ Kg Mirch Powder

      1. House Hold set

      Mat – 1 No, Bed Sheet – 1 No, Candles and Match box set

      And Transport

      Total cost per set – Rs 1,200/-













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