All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘elderly’

  • Japan Disaster Relief

    Japan – Earthquake / Tsunami Relief Response

    An 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a 10 meter high tsunami wave hit northeastern Japan at 2.46pm on Friday March 11. Thousands of people have have died and hundreds of thousands are affected.Members of AMURT & AMURTEL are in the coastal towns of Sendai, Tamajo, Shichigahama and Tagajo serving the most vulnerable elderly in clearing their houses and providing psycho-social programs for the internally displaced people in the camps managed by the local authorities.

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  • Washington DC Food Security

    USA – Food security programs

    Food For All, Washington, DC

    AMURT received its fourth grant from the U.S. government’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program for its Food For All program in Washington, D.C. The grant will help AMURT provide emergency groceries to 80 poor households a week in 2009. Many of our clients, especially the elderly and those with disabilities, are home-bound, so we deliver groceries to their homes.

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