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Hello Bhavna. My name is Syed Reyaz and I am working in the Fire & Emergency Department in Jammu and Kashmir. I am a fireman and I fell from the ladder on duty while firefighting. I have suffered a spinal cord injury but my department cannot help me. I don’t have Mediclaim either. What can I do?

May 15, 2019

Hello Syed. Thank you for writing to Newz Hook. We are sorry to hear about the fall and the injury you have suffered.

You can contact the NGO Nina Foundation, which is reaching out to people with spinal cord injuries across India. This is the link to their website - http://www.ninafoundation.org/. You can also email them at ninafoundation@gmail.com and ketnam@gmail.com.

Another NGO that offers support is ESCIP (Empowering Spinal Cord Injuries) India. You can email them at escip.trust.india@gmail.com. Their website link is https://www.escip.org/contact. All the best to you.



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