Safe drinking water is being delivered to 48 Colombian School with SkyHydrants.

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Until now the schools, in both suburban and rural locations, received untreated  water from community aqueducts.

Now SkyHydrants will be filtering the drinking water to remove all bacteria.

The project involved the following participants: 

    • 10 Rotary clubs in District 4281, led by the Rotary Club of Bogota, Teuaquilla.
    • Disaster Aid International, led by Disaster Aid Australia
    • Rotary Clubs from Australia, Canada USA, and Britain, led by the Endeavour Hills Rotary Club.
    • SkyJuice Foundation


The installations commenced by Rhett Butler of the SkyJuice Foundation leading a training session for the Colombian Rotarians.Rhett training

  

If you want to support Disaster Aid Australia's ‘Safe Water for Every Child’ projects see their DONATE PAGE 

convention 2This year Disaster Aid International will be at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg.

We will have a display in the House of Friendship from the 31st May until the 5th June.

Come along to our stand and meet representatives from many of the DIA partners.

  • Hear stories about recent deployements.
  • Discover the different types of Aid provided by each of the partners.
  • See the SkyHydrant and other types of water filters.
  • Find out how you can get involved in the Disaster Aid Story.

We will at Booth No 4421 in Hall 4

A Disaster Aid Response Team (DARTs) from Australia has just returned from a deployment in Mozambique.

Dave demonstrating SawyerWhile in country they were supported by Rotarians in Mozambique and South Africa.

Volunteers Dave Tuzewski and Peter Collins have been training the local people in the use of the Sawyer Filters.

Each filter when fitted to a bucket provides safe drinking water for a family.

The filters were donated by Disaster Aid Australia, and its Disaster Aid Partners in Canada and Brazil.

A SkyHydrant installation was also constructed in conjunction with Hilfswerk* a Non Goverment Organisation (NGO) that has an existing operation in Mozambique.

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Disaster Aid Australia, in conjunction with its Disaster Aid International partners is currently looking at a further deployment to Mozambique to provide further aid.

 

To help with this disaster or help Disaster Aid partners prepare for future disasters follow this link: DONATE NOW

 

IdaiIntense Tropical Cyclone Idai in March was one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa.

The Storm caused catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, leaving more than 700 people dead and many hundreds more are missing

An initial assessment in Southern Africa by one of our trained volunteers confirms that the amount of aid required to respond to will be enormous.

We are in touch with Rotary contacts in Zimbabwe and South Africa and will be working in partnership with them as the situation resolves and manageable projects are identified.

Water filters capable of handling water borne diseases, tents, tarpaulins, home repair kits, and tools are all known to be required.

Two DARTS are currently on there way with SkyHydrants.

Will you please help us to help others?

 

To help follow this link:  DONATE NOW

 

 

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