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Although sponsoring a $5,000 SkyHydrant is expensive, that doesn't mean that every donation is not greatly appreciated by Disaster Aid Australia.

Here is Director John O'Reilly receiving a cheque for $1,000 with President Jan Cook and Chairman Nigel Cooper of the Rotary Club of Mont Albert and Surrey Hills.

Here are some of the ways that $1,000 may be spent by Disaster Aid in the coming months: 

  • 1/5th of the cost of an Emergency Water Treatment Pump and Filter to keep 100's healthy.
  • 13 Sawyer Water Filters to provide a temporary safe water solution for a family. 
  • Travel and Accomodation for a Disaster Aid Response Team Member to get to a disaster location.
  • 4  Home Repair Kits typically including sheets of corrugated iron, timber and nails enabling people to rebuild their homes.
  • 20 Tarpaulins for temporary shelter and building repair.
  • 100 Hand Tools such as saws and hammers.

 

Without your donations we simply would not be able to deliver aid.

  

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In the remote Bali village of Tianyar thousands of people were evacuated from the danger zone of Mt Agung which continues to threaten to errupt.

These people lived  on the slopes of Mt Agung, away from the places where medical facilities, schools and jobs are scarce.

Life has been put on hold after they were moved from their homes and places of employment.

To compound their problems the water supply in the evacuation camp is contaminated.

This is where Disaster Aid Australia stepped in as part of their 'Safe Water for Every Child' program.

Partnering with the East Bali Poverty Project,a SkyHydrant filters has been installed at Tianyar to give clean, safe water and help the children attend school without the burdon of water borne illnesses.

Disaster Aid Response Team members Phillip Gribble, Andrew Gunn and Trainee Mark Hosking are planning to install a further two SkyHydrants in the next few days.

The residents of the Tianyar evacuation camp thank the Rotary Club of Scarborough who generously sponsored this filter.

 

 

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Report from Enio Bellé

jornal 4On February 16-17 Disaster Aid Brazil was promoting the Disaster Aid story at the first international fair for Rotary projects at Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

At least 31 District Governors from all of Latin America participated in the event which confirmed cross country partnerships to work on projects for more than U$1,500,000 dollars in global grants.

The co-ordinators of the event invited Disaster Aid Brazil to show the activities carried out around the world.

Their main goal was to demonstrate the strength of Rotary Clubs joining to optimize the power of each club to make bigger projects allowing us to help more people.

The presentation was very important for the dissemination of the Disaster Aid international project and the Audience was keen to see all the work that is being done around the world by DAI.

Many future visits to districts in Brazil have been scheduled to present the Disaster Aid Brazil project, and to find new donors and partners.

 

To find out more about Disaster Aid Brazil check the following link: DA Brazil

In 2017 Disaster Aid Director John O'Reilly visited the Philippines to check on Disaster Aid Australia SkyHydrant Projects.

These installations are carried out in conjunction with our local partner Balay Mindanaw.

 

 

Interviews with members of the communities reinforced how deeply they appreciated the Safe Water that resulted from the SkyHydrants.Safe water Logo 3 page 001

 

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