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LATEST NEWS FROM LADAKH RELIEF:          Project report and accounts through 2011          A thank you to our funders                    Read about work during the winter of 2010-2011          Read the report from October 2010 village visits and our fund allocations           First-hand account from Cynthia and Sham children September 2010           Online donations can now be made from anywhere in the world          Current weather in Leh           Find out what Ladakh Relief is doing          Chart of our expenditures through October 2011 (bottom of page)          What is the link between Ladakh Relief and Health Inc?

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NEWS FROM FLOOD RELIEF PROJECTS

We can't list all the news from the past 14 months here, but we'll give you updates on the efforts of Ladakh Relief and what we're doing in the field as it happens.

Relief Work Updates
from 2010 and 2011

cynthia"Next year I'll grow carrots again.”
Read the 2010 September update describing the impacts of the floods in Sham. here.

Rebuilding has been an arduous task. Many agencies left Ladakh as autumn turned to winter. Read the Winter-Spring report here.

The October 2011 report details all expenditures, work accomplished, and on-going work in rebuilding and trauma and children's support.Read here

Domkhar Barma Kids
on the Floods



The kids also created a touching illustrated book about their perception of the floods.
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Cynthia's First-hand account of the cloud burst and floods

"You’re here, nobody else is ever here; don’t you understand what that means?”

cynthiaRead Cynthia's letter to her friends here.

At the same time both harrowing and uplifting, it gives a picture of what happened in the remoter areas of Ladakh.

From the initial experience of the terrifying floods to the realisation that for Ladakh, life will never be the same again.

NEWS REPORTS ON Leh

Most of the major news agencies have already forgotten the Ladakh floods,but here's a few links to some of the news organisations that are following what's happening.

Ladakh Government

Google News

Yahoo

MSN

It's also worth checking some of the national news organisations for breaking stories - search for "Ladakh floods"

Times Of India

NDTV

Zee News

News India Times

Want to help kids tell their own stories?

At the December 2011 Winter Camp, kids from flood affected villages will produce their own movies and books, and share their stories across the district.
A proved method to help kids heal and you can help.

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Between August 4-6th 2010, the mountainous desert region of Ladakh was hit by the worst flash floods in recorded history, destroying a part of the capital Leh and dozens of remote villages. Hundreds were killed or injured and thousands have been left homeless.

Ladakh Relief is committed to relieving the deep trauma of those affected.


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