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Issues in Andaman Nicobar Islands

A group of around 13 Shompens received medication for pocks and itches at the Primary Health Centre, Campbell Bay. According to reports, the tribes approached the health centre with the symptoms after consuming certain wild fruits. Doctors of the Health Centre examined them and administered necessary medicines after which... Read more

How disasters affect indigenous people

“If the Mega Andaman Sumatra Earthquake on 26.12.2004 lasting for 8 – 10 minutes, and the ensuing monster tsunami – counting atleast eight waves that lashed the Nicobar Islands were unprecedented, the aid money that poured into the isolated islands was worse in terms of socio political impact” says Prince Rashid Yusuf of Nancowrie... Read more