DJ Martin Garrex opens Dutch National Action Day for Sulawesi

On October 2 2018 Giro555, an alliance of eleven Dutch relief organisations that campaign together when major disasters require a national appeal, launched the national campaign ‘The Netherlands are helping Sulawesi’. Within 24 hours, already 1 million Euro was raised. One week after this launch, on Wednesday October 10, Dutch broadcasting companies joined Giro555 in a […]

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Dutch Donate EUR 1 million for Indonesia in 24 hours

On 2 October 2018, Giro555 — an alliance of eleven Dutch relief organisations that campaign together when major disasters require a national appeal — launched the national campaign ‘The Netherlands are helping Sulawesi’. Special connection with Indonesia Within 24 hours after the start of the national campaign, the Dutch gave EUR 1 million for the […]

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Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC)Launches Indonesia Tsunami Appeal

04/10/2018 Leading UK aid agencies today [Thursday 4 October] announced a joint fundraising appeal to help the survivors of the 7.4 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, last Friday. Over 1,300 people are confirmed dead and 200,000 people are in urgent need of clean water, food, medical care and shelter. Homes and entire communities have been […]

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Swiss Solidarity calls for Donations for Indonesia Tsunami Response

1 Oct  2018 – The earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia on Friday left hundreds dead and thousands wounded devastating an entire region. Swiss Solidary is calling for donations to finance humanitarian aid from NGOs on the ground. The Indonesian government today appealed for international aid after the massive earthquake followed by a tsunami that hit […]

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Aktion Deutschland Hilft launches Appeal for Indonesia

Donate now: Earthquake Tsunami Indonesia 30 September 2018 – On Friday (28 September), several earthquakes shook the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. A destructive tsunami followed. The extent of the disaster is becoming increasingly visible. Thousands of people are injured and have lost everything. Many are still buried under collapsed buildings. And the number of dead […]

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Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods

Japan Platform has mobilized the “Emergency Response to the Western Japan Floods” in response to the record-breaking torrential rain which began to fall on July 5 and has caused significant and widespread floods damages in western Japan. JPF has also begun to appeal for donations and appreciate your assistance for the victims. Please refer to […]

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Over two million people received aid with Dutch Giro555 funds

One year after launching the Giro555-campaign for victims of famine in South-Sudan, northeast Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, over two million people in those countries received aid with Giro555 funds. On May 17, Giro555 published a report and video (both in Dutch) outlining the achievements of the humanitarian response. The report shows that all funds raised through the […]

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Dutch Giro555 relief activities in full swing

In december 2017, six months after launching the Dutch Giro555-appeal ‘Help victims of famine’, relief activities are in full swing. Most of the funds are being used for aid in South Sudan, northeast Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, some funds are used for aid in neighbouring countries. On November 15, Giro555 published a report and video […]

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rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Help now: Rohingya Myanmar/Bangladesch

More than 400 000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since the end of August. More than half of the displaced are children. The temporary refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh are overcrowded. We provide  disaster relief – please help us with your donation. Misery meets misery in the South Asian country. Heavy monsoon rains have flooded the […]

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Helping the Fleeing Rohingya People: Swiss Solidarity Appeals for Donations

Photo © Keystone / AP/ Dar Yasin.

Geneva, Zürich, Lugano, 27.09.2017 — Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in Bangladesh. The humanitarian situation in the reception camps has reached catastrophic proportions. Several partner NGOs have already dispatched emergency response teams to organise humanitarian assistance and handle the most urgent needs. To fund this assistance, Swiss Solidarity is launching a call for donations.

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