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Saturday 1 January 2005

Disease Prevention Pamphlets in Vernacular

ASHA Seattle volunteers have come up with pamphlets in English and Tamil to prevent the outbreak of disease and epidemics amongst both the volunteers and victims. They have run it through doctors and got them approved medically.

Please distribute these links and/or pamphlets widely, to all agencies that you know are involved in relief work. It might come up in useful with both Tamil Nadu and perhaps even North/North-Eastern Sri Lanka. ASHA is constantly reviewing and updating the info.

You can access the pamphlets at:Disease Prevention Pamphlets. There are also some excellent maps of the affected areas, showing the villages and towns affected in detail, and other resources related to the Tsunami and the relief efforts.

Here are the individual links to the pamphlets:
Relief Workers Pamphlet (English) (PDF File)
Relief Workers Pamphlet (Tamil) (PDF File)

Disease Prevention Pamphlets for Victims (English)
(PDF File)

Disease Prevention Pamphlets for Victims (Tamil)
(PDF File)

Note: The above files will open with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
3 Comments Post a Comment
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Can someone translate these documents into Thai, Singhalese and Indonesian? I am sure that the information will be as relevant to them as to Indians.

Sat Jan 01, 09:35:00 AM IST  
Blogger k.r.a.k.t.i.k said :

Yes, definitely, we need somebody to translate this into the above mentioned languages, as their need is as dire as any. Is there anybody to do that?


Sat Jan 01, 11:01:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Really the mentioned thing (PDF) are must in affected areas.....The Govovernment and the Tamil News Magazins,Daily Tamil News Papers, TV chanels (In Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka) MUST publish this one..... to help the people.

Naresha, Dharmapuri - 636 701,Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Sun Jan 02, 12:36:00 PM IST