Donations are urgently needed to help the Venezuelan people recover from this disaster.
Mercy Corps is sending emergency medical supplies, including antibiotics, analgesics, rehydration salts, wound dressings and first-aid supplies. These will address the most immediate health problems among survivors, such as gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory infections, skin diseases and trauma. The supplies will be airlifted to Venezuela in cooperation with Direct Relief International. Supplies will be distributed to qualified humanitarian organizations working in the country. Additional relief shipments are being planned.