Tag: disaster relief

‘Be The Change NMB’ coordinating emergency support for overwhelmed Nelson Mandela Bay Health Services

“Be The Change NMB” started as a movement just over a week ago as the need for collaboration among various organisations, NPO/NGOs, and private relief initiatives into the overwhelmed Dora Nginza Hospital and other struggling public hospitals in Nelson Mandela Bay became very clear,” says founder Monica Dawson. “Many [relief] […]

Christian ministries rally to aid of cyclone victims in Southern Africa

Christian Aid is appealing for donations as it assists communities affected by Cyclone Idai, which has killed hundreds and devastated communities across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, reports Christian Today. The charity is providing emergency assistance to communities affected by the cyclone but it also wants to build resilience to help […]

Nepal earthquake relief effort is race against time, says SA aviation missionary

The “very dedicated” Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Disaster Response Team serving in earthquake-battered Nepal have been working hectic, 7-day weeks since their arrival six weeks ago, says South African aviation Mark Liprini who joined the team at the beginning of June. He is coordinating the strategic helicopter response service operated […]

Samaritan’s Purse sends emergency relief to Mozambique

Originally published in Charisma News Samaritan’s Purse is providing emergency supplies and relief for thousands of families displaced by floods in Mozambique. The international Christian relief organization is coordinating relief supplies coming from three countries—by planes and across land. Officials estimate that catastrophic flooding in Mozambique displaced more than 150 […]