disaster relief

Haiti Earthquake August 2021

Officials in Haiti have confirmed at least 1,297 people are dead after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean nation on Saturday. Rescuers are picking through rubble in a desperate search for any survivors. The southwest of Haiti appears to have suffered the worst of the damage, especially around the city of Les Cayes.

AMURT & AMURTEL have teams on the ground and donations are welcome to support the relief efforts. Read more

India Pandemic and Cyclone response

Multiple chapters of AMURT in Inda has been providing regular support to those affected by COVID-19 lockdowns and subsequent loss of livelihoods.

Treating it as a disaster with hygienic precaution and social distancing, volunteers in 15 states have served more than one million people. Read more

Immediate aid to Beirut blast survivors

Bring critically needed support to the survivors of the Beirut blast now! The AMURT Lebanon team is already on the ground, immersed in intensive relief work and urgently needs your help!

As you know, a massive explosion rocked the center of Beirut on Tuesday, devastating nearly half of the city, shattering windows, flattening cars and collapsing buildings. The AMURT Lebanon team immediately began its disaster intervention, even as team members were still themselves recovering from shock and minor injuries from flying shards of glass. Mercifully, nobody in the local team was severely injured or died during the explosion. Read more

COVID-19 Response in USA

AMURT’s Food For All (FFA) program in Washington DC has seen a four-fold increase in demand for food over the past four weeks, increasing from 140 weekly food recipients in late March to 503 in late April. The new clients include senior citizens with underlying health issues, people with disabilities, single parents with children to feed all day at home and the recently unemployed, especially those laid off from restaurants. Read more

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