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Debabrata Patra

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Even after spending more than 4 weeks in Sierra Leone, I could not fathom what difficulties people with disabilities must be experiencing in fighting Ebola. Here, even ‘’people without disabilities...
Recently, I was fortunate to meet another feisty ebola survivor in the Newton Community Care Centre run by ActionAid in Western Area. She deserves admiration not just for her courage to defeat the...
I met Alieu over a quiet afternoon at ActionAid office in Freetown. We were stunned to hear his story of loss, courage and hope. He is one of over 2204 Ebola Survivors (this figure is increasing day...
Ebola survivor
उत्तराखण्ड मे आई भयंकर बाढ़ के एक सप्ताह बाद मैं और मेरे साथी बाढ़ से हुए जान माल के नुकसान का जायजा लेने और अपने राहत और पुनर्वास कार्यक्रमों की रूपरेखा तय करने टिहरी गढवाल के जनपूर प्रखंड के परोरी...
A week after the devastating floods had struck Uttarakhand, I reached Parori village in Janpur Bloock of Tehri Garwal with my colleagues, to do an assessment of the ground situation and plan our...
मैंने अपनी जिन्दगी में कभी नहीं सोचा था कि उत्तराखण्ड जैसे हरे-भरे राज्य में इतने बड़े स्तर पर तबाही होगी. इसी महीने के पहले हफ्ते में जब मैं इसी क्षेत्र में था, तो मुझे कभी नहीं लगा था कि जिन सड़कों...
Never in my life had I imagined a disaster of such brutal magnitude in a serene green state State like Uttarakhand. When I visited the area in the first week of this month, little did I realise that...
Ever since I became a father of a girl, I became acutely aware and definitely more sensitive about the issues of girl children. I was personally disturbed when the census data for UP and Uttarakhand...
Five months have elapsed since Bundelkhand hearing happened on Dec 8th. At the time of hearing, we were so happy regarding its success. Media had covered the event well. About 1000 people from...