2015 Landslide North Bengal, 1 July 2015
02-07-2015 to 05-07-2015; in Tingling Tea Estate, Limbugaon, Titlibhita, Darjeeling district; 3 medical camps; 200 patients; 16-member team led by Dr. Susovan Ghosh & Dr. Dipak Giri.
2015 Tamilnadu Flood
2015 Nepal-N India Earthquake, 25 April 2015 & 12 May 2015
08-05-2015 to 30-05-2015: About 4000 patients in 29 camps (paediatric, orthopaedic & general) in 4 districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Nuakot, Dolakha [Jungu, Kshatrapa, Namdu & Jhanku VDCs]), led by Drs. Sushovan Ghosh, Ansuman Mitra & Sams Mushafir. One Psychological First Aid Orientation Camp with 40 students and youth at Kathmandu. Medicines worth Rs. 5 lakhs were dispensed.
North India, Bihar
4 to 8 May 2015 Raxaul, Bihar, near Nepal Border: 7-members team by Dr. Harekrishna Maity & Dr. Bharat Chandra Das; treated 539 patients.
2014 Jammu & Kashmir Flood, 7 - 10 September
22-09-2014 to 3-11-2014: About 5000 patients from about 135 villages of 7 districts (Srinagar , Budgam , Baramulla , Bandipora , Pulwama , Ananthnag , Kulgam) were treated in 51 camps conducted by 39 medical specialists (general, paediatric, gynaecology, orthopaedic & dental) and general volunteers from 8 states, led by Dr. Ansuman Mitra, involving more than 75 local volunteers. Other health activities conducted: public programme on health awareness (Sensitisation on Community Health Post-flood); training on Disaster Mental Health: Psychological First Aid Camps (total of about 300 volunteers (high school & college students, teachers & guardians, doctors & nurses, psychologists, health workers, university & medical faculty members, research scholars & PG students, and people working voluntarily in the disaster with whom we had interacted, and people at large, in the affected sections where we had been working were given orientation through 5 training camps in disaster mental health & psychosocial intervention.
2014 Cyclone Phailin; 7 October 2013
2013 (1 Yr) Uttarakhand Disaster
2009 Cyclone AILA, The Sundarbans, West Bengal, 25 May 2009
Since 26.5.2009, over 4 months; 128 medical camps; by 47 medical teams comprising of volunteers : 54 doctors, 14 nurses, 45 medical students, 169 health workers; at Kultali, Gosaba, Basanti, Hingalganj, Sandeshkhali II, Namkhana, Pathar Pratima blocks; patients treated 30,000; medicines dispensed : Rs 12 lakhs;
2009 Karnataka Flood
Since 20 Oct. 2009, One month long Flood Relief camps; by 10 doctors, 8 Health workers. Bijapur -3 camps, Bellary - 2 camps
2009 Floods in Assam-Bihar-Bengal-Maharashtra
2008 Kosi River Flood, Bihar
Sept.-Nov. 2008 : 5 Teams in five stretches worked, joining from West Bengal, Delhi & Jharkhand states led by Dr. Tarun Mandal, beside Bihar. Districts worked in: Supaul & Madhepura; treated 10,500 patients; medicines worth Rs. 5.35 lakhs dispensed
2008 Odisha Flood
September 2008: 25 camps; 70 Medical Volunteers; at Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Puri districts. Beside Odisha state, Dr. Bhabani Sankar Das led a team of 6 members from West Bengal to Cuttack dist.
2004-5 Indian Ocean – Bay of Bengal Tsunami, 26 December 2004; Tamilnadu-Kerala -Andaman & Nicobar
Started on 08-01-2005; Vyasarpadi at Chennai. 500 patients. Dr. S. Jeyachandran, Dr. G.R Ravindranath, Dr. Venkat Rao, Dr. B. Surendran with Paramedical staff, Medical and Engineering students.
Camps at Neyvelli, Cuddalore dist. 2700 patients, at Alambadi, Natham Medu, Ellaikudi, Sabhambadi etc.
8-1-05 to 7-2-05: Base Hospitals at Pudukuppam and Akkaraipettai led by Dr. Biswanath Paria
- Total Tsunami Services : Patients 15,000. Medicines : Rs 45 lakh
- Teams from Kerala, Karnataka, TN, Pondichhery, West Bengal, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat ; 35 doctors, 60 Health workers, 100 Social volunteers
At Tamil Nadu (Cuddalore & Nagapattinam districts); & Pondichhery
Kerala, District Alleppy
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
1st Team: 15-1-05 to 22-1-05. Tsunami Camps in 2 stretches. * 8 Member Team led by Dr Asok Samanta * 23 Medical Camps * 2022 patients. * Team from W.B.
2nd Team : 11-3-05 to 19-3-05. 14 Medical camps including in Car Nicobar. 8 Member team : 1701 patients. Team from W.B.
2001 Gujarat Earthquake; 26 January 2001
- Two months long at Bhachau, Anjar, Rapar and Bhuj Talukas under Bhuj dist.
- Since 30 January 2001.
- One month Indoor Service with 400 Surgeries, at Base Camp Relief Hospital
- Worked with Ukraine Emergency Hospital and Disaster Medicine Specialists of Kobe University, Japan.
- Karnataka State sent Specialist teams from Bangalore, Bellary & Mysore.
- Kerala sent from Trivandrum and Alleppy
- West Bengal, Delhi, Chandigarh units also sent multiple teams.
30 other organisations provided help.
100 doctors, 50 nurses, 150 medicos, 100 health workers participated.
1999 Super cyclone Odisha
- Two months long from 8 Nov. 1999 to 6-1-2000
- 12 Teams worked from Odisha, Gujarat, WB., Kerala, Karnataka, Chandigarh, Delhi, led by Dr. Biswanath Paria
- Total 121 doctors, nurses, students, health volunteers including Homoeopathic teams participated.
- 40,000 patients treated, with Rs. 50 lakh worth medicines distributed in 70 mobile camps.
- 2 Base Camp Field Hospital (first time by MSC) at Padampur & Goda, Ersama Block, Jagatsinghpur dist. from 15-11-99 to 24-12-99; 102 & 10 pts admitted respectively in indoor; one death.
- Medicos Sin Fronteras (Doctors without Border) 1999 Noble Peace Prize winner aided our efforts and donated two sophisticated tents to MSC.
1997 Jabalpur Earthquake, MP
4 - 8 June, 1997; medical teams from CC; Dr. Bijnan Bera led the team; camps conducted at Ghana, Bineer, Narayandham, Kanchghar, Mazahargarh.
1993 Latur Earthquake
One month long camp; Dr. Asok Samanta, Dr. Pranotosh Maity led the team.
1988 Sundarban Cyclone, West Bengal
Camps in Gosaba, Basanti blocks of South 24 Parganas district
1988 Assam Flood
Dhubri and Goalpara districts; teams from West Bengal and Assam
1988 Darbhanga Earth quake & Flood, Bihar
Camps at Gidargange, Tarauni, Navtolia, led by Dr. Asok Samanta
1988 Chlorine Gas Leak Camps Kolkata.
Kolkata - Behala & Tollygunge
1988 Edible Oil Adulteration Tragedy, Kolkata
Medical Camps and Survey work at Behala
1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster, MP
Medical teams worked in phases for 2 years
Three Medical teams served in Jan Swasthya Kendra, Bhopal
1978, 2000 & again in 2004, 06, 07, 08
1978 Flood, West Bengal
Midnapore (Moyna, Ghatal, Daspur areas), & Howrah districts;
Two months long immunisation and treatment camps by several teams
Led by Dr. B.N. Paria, Dr Asok Samanta, Dr. Debdas Chatterjee
1977 Hasnabad, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal (Bengal Bangladesh Border)
Medical Camps with Immunsation led by Dr Asok Samanta for displaced people from Bangladesh.