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Yoga for Bhopal. Restorative Workshop, Sunday 8th July, Bath.

This Sunday, 8th July, restorative yoga workshop with Lois at Bath Iyengar Yoga Centre. Reserve a place by making a minimum £5 donation on the Just Giving page. Then drop Bath Iyengar Yoga an email in confirmation: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bathiyengaryoga In honour of their guru Yogacharya BKS Iyengar’s Centenary in 2018, the Bath Iyengar Yoga Centre are […]

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Harsh Lessons in Occupational Health and Safety History: the Union Carbide Disaster

In the June 2018 issue of the Safety Institute of Australia’s publication ‘OHS Professional’ BMA’s Tim Edwards and Colin Toogood describe a litany of occupational health and safety transgressions from the earliest days of the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal; and how a complex series of interacting events including design defects, repeated failures, reduced staff […]

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Skydive for Bhopal

Saturday 16th June saw five of our more daring fundraisers take on an epic skydiving challenge. Not only were the intrepid bunch ready to face the challenge awaiting them, they elected to go a step further- jumping from 15,000ft instead of the expected 10k! Between the group they’ve already raised over £3000 and the donations […]

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Yoga Centres for Gas Disaster Survivors in Bhopal not Serving Purpose.

At a press conference on the eve of International Yoga Day, members of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic threw light on the special role of Yoga in the treatment of gas disaster survivors. They went on to claim that a number of government run yoga centres, run by the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation Department […]

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Water Samples Collected at 20 More Affected Communities in Bhopal

In a recent interim order, the Supreme Court acknowledged that another 20 housing colonies, near to the abandoned Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, have become affected by the spread of toxic chemicals into their groundwater. This brings the total number of affected colonies to 42 and, although it is difficult to put an exact number […]

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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.