Sunday, April 13, 2008


CARE TODAY was set up by the india Today Group in 1999 to channelise contributions from readers into helping victims of calamities.Its projects include rehabilitating soldiers maimed in kargil and in other operations and victims of the Orrisa cyclone,drought and the gujarat earthquake.
In order to help the victims of the Dcember 26 tsunami,the India Today Group has committed an intial Rs 5 lakh to a special fund,"Make a Difference",with another Rs 5 lakh coming from TV Today.
CARE TODAY supported an emergency medical team from St John's Hospital,Bangalore.Seven doctors and nurses reached the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on December 28,two days after gigantic walls of water devastated life and property.Based in kamorta and teresa islands in Nicobar,they are working with the local administration and the Indian Navy in the Nancowrie block
CARE TODAY proposes to concentrate on the long-term rehabilitation of the poorest and worst-affected families.It proposes to ensure the survival and security of these families by providing support for food supplies,rebuilding of shelters and income-generation activities over the long term.It also proposes to support he rebuilding of community infrastructure such as schools and healthcare centres in the affected areas...