Archives for May 2020

Join hands to support the COVID-19 and Amphan affected helpless people

COVID-19 pandemic & Amphan cyclone, two consecutive debacles put people of Tikiapara & Bankra slums of Howrah, West Bengal  at extreme level of vulnerability. Migrant workers, rickshaw pullers, hawkers are passing the days without food, drinking water, shelter and electricity besides poor sanitation. Samaritan Help Mission has initiated a number of crisis intervention activities like distribution of ration commodities, cooked food besides restoration. To attain more people of its kind in … [Read more...]

Mobile Medical: Providing Health Care During Pandemic

Information through different   mass media in different ways, local announcement by the administration, some unwanted activity and hike of corona infection have created a huge panic amongst common people. The fact led to certain phobia where all private health practitioners closed their chambers or not willing to provide treatment or medical support. Private and Government hospitals both turned their attention to COVID patients only. Some departments of few hospitals closed while health workers … [Read more...]

Food Support: Distributing Ration to the Migrants and Poor Man-kinds

It was observed that household having more than four or five members specially having children and aged was facing great difficulty to collect food from SHM community kitchen. Secondly, people living little far from the kitchen place was not in position to avail the facility as movement in group has not been allowed by the local administration at all. Samaritan Help Mission is a school that provides quality education to the economically disadvantaged students in an economically disadvantaged … [Read more...]

Community Kitchen: Samaritan Support for Stuck Migrants During COVID-19

Availability of food was a major issue for the casual, stranded and migrant laborers of the community. People started to pass the days on starving as they were not allowed to go outside home for work. Immediately after the declaration of lockdown, people were compelled to stay at home. Neither, they had savings nor any option to get food. In order to save lives of the poor, Samaritan Help Mission arranged community kitchen to serve cooked food for these types of people living in slums of Howrah … [Read more...]