Earthquake Response in Peru



Ongoing response to assist victims and survivors of the Aug. 15th earthquake in Peru.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

On Aug. 15, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck in Peru, claiming the lives of hundreds and disaplcing thousands. With more than 55,000 homes destroyed, the people of this devastated region are in desparate need of assistance as they face a long road of recovery. Debris is creating a growing health crisis, and most displaced families have also lost their only sources of income. CHF's response is focusing on isolated communities that are not getting help otherwise.

How will this project solve this problem?

CHF's is responding by teaching communities to build shelters, paying affected people to clear up the rubble, and providing small loans to help survivors get their livelihoods up and running as soon as possible.

Potential Long Term Impact

With an eye on long-term development and recovery, CHF's approach is to focus on those activities that can go beyond survival for today, but rather can lay the foundation for a complete and effective recovery in the future.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $3,250

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $3,250 .  The original project funding goal was $10,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Thanks to 30 donors like you, a total of $3,250 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Nussi Abdullah

Program Officer
Silver Spring, MD United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Earthquake Response in Peru
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