Counseling and Reassurance Camp – Sampanje

Date : Aug 29, 2018

The medical team of Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Deralakatte, Mangalore visited to Sampanje , Sullia Taluk, Kodugu District on 29/08/2018 with Dr Diana R, Dr Justina M Steefan, Dr Siddesha G, Dr Sriravali S, as a part of camp organized by AYUSH Health Department of Karnataka,  for counseling and reassurance to the people affected by flood and landslide.

The journey started at 9.00 am from kankanady and reached the relief camp at Government High School, Sampanje at 11.30 am. Victims of the flood and landslide were sheltered in relief camp who had lost family, house, properties, etc. After having an interaction with them the team could find that they were emotionally unstable, had low moods, feeling of loneliness, fear, low confidence levels etc.

Dr Diana R. gave a motivational talk to the survivors in their native language, Dr Siddesha.G spoke in Kannada about how to rebuild their confidence and to move on. The team interacted with the people and gave them counseling and reassurance individually.

The Students of naturopathy taught them a few relaxation techniques through YOGA. Post lunch they visited ground zero, a place nearby Sampanje where there was landslide. By evening the team visited another relief camp at Primary Health Center, Sampanje. The team started at 4.30 pm and reached Mangalore at 7.30 pm.