Total funds raised by Emergency Appeals Alliance (EAA) members for the Haiyan victims amount to more than 225 million euros. The organisations have already approved disbursements for more than 83 million euros for various projects in the field.
The funds were raised in the different countries following appeals for donations launched by EAA members in co-operation with national broadcaster, eg BBC, ARD, SVT, SSR or private media such as Sky in Italy or BellMedia in Canada.
La Embajada de Italia en Guatemala, a través del Programa de Emergencia “RAN Guatemala”, ha llevado a cabo la construcción de ocho casas que fueron entregadas el viernes 24 de febrero a familias afectadas por la TT Agatha.
Rome, Italy, 15.01.2010 - Five days after the launching of its emergency appeal, AGIRE, an umbrella organization which gathers 11 Italian and International NGOs, has already raised over 6mln/€ to help the populations stricken by the earthquake.
In the meanwhile member organizations of AGIRE are already on the ground conducting assessment of damage and distributing first aid kits to the population. At the moment the AGIRE's members who are already moblized in the island are: ActionAid, Terre Des Hommes, CESVI, Save the Children and VIS.
(Rome, 3 December): The first ever emergency appeal launched in Italy by the emergency committee AGIRE following the Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh has so far raised 600,000 Euro. Donations are being used by member organisations to address the very first humanitarian needs and to help survivors and affected communities with desperately needed relief efforts.
«Thanks to the generosity of the Italian public, we have been able to deliver the first essential relief goods», affirms Marco Bertotto, director of AGIRE. «Nonetheless there is still much work to do.