Soon after an Earthquake shook the Sulawesi region on Friday morning a 6m high Tsunami Wave hit Palu.

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With a death toll from the two events rising beyond 1,000 this has been one of the deadliest disasters to hit Indonesia for many years.

Thousands of Homes have been swept away.

Tens of thousands are without shelter and safe water.

Disaster Aid International organisations and their local partners are already responding to major disasters  in:

  • Cebu, the Philippines, Tyhoon Mangkhut.
  • Kerala, India ,Major Flooding.
  • Lombok, Indonesia Earthquake in July and August.

With the Indonesian Goverment calling for help Disaster Aid Organisations are setting up a response.

How You Can Help

A donation today will protect these four communities who need access to 'Safe Water' and deliver 'Smart Aid' to rebuild homes.

Please help us now to help those suffering from these four disasters.

We want to reach as many families as possible.palu 2

Here's how can help those who have been caught in this disaster

  • $5,000 will delivers a SkyHydrant providing safe water to up to 1,000 people.
  • $250 will purchase a home repair kit.
  • $50 will supply a  tarpaulin for home repair and/or temporary shelter.
  • $10 provides a hand tool to help with rebuilding a family home.

 Please Donate Today to ensure as many people as possible have access to Safe Water and are helped to rebuild their homes.

 

If you want to support our Humanitarian Aid to devastated areas you can Donate Now

 

 

richard2A team from our Philippine partner, Balay Mindanaw, have travelled by ferry from Mindanau Island to Cebu before driving to Naga City.

A SkyHydrant was installed and other goods were then distributed to people affected by landslides caused by the rain which accompanied Typhoon Mangkhut.

Thanks to the following who worked with the Balay Mindanaw Team:

  • Ms. Doris Mongaya of PRWorks.
  • Mr. Wendell Cabrera of the Office of the President who helped facilitate the release of goods from the Port of Cebu.
  • Cebu Lite Shipping for the trip pass (Tourist accommodation) and free shipping of the donated goods. 

Great local partners and prepositioning disaster relief eqipment makes the most efficient use of your donations.

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If you want to support our work in providing 'Smart Aid' and 'Safe Water To Every Child'  to devastated communities,  you can make a Donation Now

 

 

 

Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the Philippines' main island of Luzon leaving a trail of devastation.mangkhut 2

Winds of 185km/h ripped off roofs, felled trees, with heavy rain causing extensive flooding.

The rain also caused over 30 major landslides across tha affected area.

Officially 40 people have died, but the toll  is expected to rise as response teams reach the many rural areas still cut off by the flooding.

With sewerage systems being overwhelmed contaminated water is a major health risk.

The typhoon also flattened homes, flooded large swathes of countryside and devastated rice fields.

At least 5,000,000 million people live in the affected area with many thousands evacuated.

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Several evacuation centres have been destroyed and phone networks are down.

 

Our Philippine partner Balay Mindanaw is currently on the way to assist with a Disaster Aid SkyHydrant. 

 

 

 

If you want to support our Humanitarian Aid to devastated areas you can Donate Now

 

 

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Our Philippine partner, Balay Mindanaw, have installed a Disaster Aid SkyHydrant in a displaced persons camp in Davao North.

The camp houses 300 indigenous people who have had to leave their homes as a result of armed conflict in the Davao del Norte area of the Philippines.

While news reports send photographs of the fighting what is sometimes forgotten is the daily struggles of those who have had to move away from their homes.

To get water mothers and children have to walk more than a kilometer every single day with a 5-gallon (almost 20kg) container on their back.

Even this water was contaminated with bacteria and has been identified as a major cause of illness in the camp.

For now, this Disaster Aid SkyHydrant will help protect the health of those in the camp by providing 5,000 litres of potable water every day.

Human dignity is threatened when people have no access to basic necessities like safe drinking water. 

It is a basic right regardless of situation, politics, gender, race, age or religion.

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