Storm, rain and flood disaster strikes hard. It strikes particularly hard for those living in poverty. Personal and family recovery is difficult when governments are not in a position to provide any support. Families end up being devastated and scare resources are further depleted. This project will provide humanitarian support to help families and communities get back on track. Funds will go towards food, emergency help, cleanup efforts, fixing roofs, restoring damaged property etc.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Disaster hits hard. It has the potential of setting lives and communities back by many years.. The poor are severely affected as they do not have any reserves to help them recover and put their lives back on track. Any funds that they have are quickly depleted. Their lives are seriously disadvantaged after disasters such as flood, wind and hurricane. The desperately need emergency assistance to restore their lives.
How will this project solve this problem?
This project will help bring restoration to disaster-affected families by providing much-needed resources to help them get their lives back on track. In the short-term, they will receive help with food, fixing their houses / cleaning up debris, falling trees etc. In the long term families and communities with receive help with regaining sufficiency and preparedness.
Potential Long Term Impact
Families and communities will be able to get back on their feet and return to normalcy sooner. This will overall contribute to their self-sufficiency. Additionally - this will help prevent them from sinking into abject poverty. By providing assistance, families and communities will be able to regain their footing and progress in life.
Total Funding Received to Date: $25
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 $25 . The original project funding goal was $10,000.