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DuPont, Chemours, C8 and GenX contamination legacies and liabilities

Dow Chemical and DuPont will merge on 31st August 2017 despite concerns being raised over apparent attempts, by both companies, to conceal vast liabilities connected with their respective contamination legacies. In the case of DuPont, C8 (or PFOA), a toxin used in the manufacture of Teflon remains a major issue despite DuPont recently making a […]

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Yoga for Bhopal Tee Shirt

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India and is now practiced worldwide. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. At the Sambhavna Clinic, supported by the Bhopal Medical Appeal, yoga has been found to be particularly […]

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A Hard World For Little Things

This beautiful, large-scale, graphite drawing is called Y= YELLOW and features Himandri, a pupil at a tiny community school in Oriya Busti who was aged six at the time she is pictured. Oriya Busti lies a little over a kilometre from the abandoned Union Carbide factory in an area where the ground water is contaminated […]

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Our Urgent Appeal

We last sent an urgent appeal almost five years ago. At that time the backwash from the 2008 banking crisis, as well as rocketing fuel, medicine and food prices in India, were combining to have a negative impact upon the reserves we hold – reserves that guarantee continuation of our work in Bhopal. Your generosity […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.