Appeals & Response Plans
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2017
- Tropical Cyclone Mora - May 2017
- Myanmar: Floods - Jun 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Roanu - May 2016
- South-East Asia: Drought - 2015-2017
- Tropical Cyclone Komen - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods - Jul 2014
- Myanmar: Floods - Aug 2013
- Tropical Cyclone Mahasen - May 2013
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The Irish Red Cross has issued an urgent appeal for donations to help millions of Burmese people still homeless, suffering and dying as a result of the cyclone that hit Myanmar on 2nd May.
John Roycroft, Irish Red Cross Secretary General said that reports from the many Red Cross delegates and volunteers on the ground in Myanmar show the devastation and injuries are much worse that envisaged.
"We urgently need ten times more donations for this crisis and we need it now, and we are asking the people of Ireland to help over the next few days.
The Irish Red Cross today has sent €25,000 to help those worst-affected in the most devastating Earthquake to hit China in the last thirty years.
Victims of disasters in Myanmar and China are getting help from Red Cross volunteers within their own communities as a catastrophic humanitarian situation unfolds in both countries.The Irish Red Cross, today doubled the amount of aid it is sending to Myanmar to Euro 100,000 directly as a result of the generous donations of people in Ireland.
Tents, tarpaulins and other vitally-needed items to provide shelter will be provided to the people of Myanmar directly as a result of this money.
Victims of disasters in Myanmar and China will be offered every assistance as needed by the Irish Red Cross, it was announced today."Working through our Red Cross colleagues who are already in both Myanmar and China, we will provide any kind of emergency relief such as shelter, medical equipment, water and food as required," stated the Secretary General of the Irish Red Cross, John Roycroft today.
In Myanmar thousands of families are being supplied with emergency housing by the Irish Red Cross, where Irish Red Cross Relief expert Joe Lowry reports that there is growing …