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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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Ziggy’s ‘Stratford Twinned With Bhopal’ Painting Up For Grabs!

A common sight at protest events in London, while we were opposing Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of London 2012, was a giant banner made by ‘rebel, recycler, bicycler, artist’ Lee ‘Ziggy’ Norton. The banner image was of a filthy, psychedelic Union Carbide factory spewing out toxic fumes from an oversized 2012 Olympic Torch. The caption on […]

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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.