Voice of Ekta

News and Events at Ekta Parishad

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Welcome to Voice of Ekta’s first issue. This is a fortnightly newsletter where we will update you on the important news and events at Ekta Parishad India, along with giving you an insight into how we work and what we’ve planned for the near future.

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In this issue, we’re focusing on our relief operations, especially the ones going on during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Ekta Parishad’s history of relief work

Ekta Parishad has been running relief operations successfully for years. Some successful relief operations include the Supercyclone in Odisha (1999), Gujarat Earthquake (2001), Tsunami in South Coast (2004), Flood in Bihar (2008); Drought in Central India (2016) and Flood in Assam (2012 onwards), Flood in Kerala (2018).

In 2020, Ekta Parishad was globally recognized for the multitude of relief operations conducted among migrant workers and other marginalised communities across 17 states of India.

Currently, we’re working on COVID-19 relief operations across multiple states.

COVID-19 Relief Highlights

Ekta Parishad is running the “Kill Corona” Campaign with the Madhya Pradesh Government
On the 1st of May, when a team of activists approached the district administration of Sheopur in Madhya Pradesh, the officials welcomed the idea of a joint awareness campaign against the pandemic.

A team of 100 field activists and volunteers were determined to devote their time for the massive awareness campaign across 17 districts of Madhya Pradesh.

The campaign will involve interfacing with the villagers, local health workers as well as distributing protective medicines & masks.

As of May 22nd,  we have already reached 40,000 families in Madhya Pradesh.

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