On February 22, 2011, Christchurch and the surrounding area were struck by an earthquake that caused severe damage and tragic casualties. The NZ Government has launched a global appeal for support.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Christchurch, NZ, area on February 11, 2011, causing extensive structural damage to the area's communities and multiple fatalities. It is the region's second major earthquake since Canterbury was hit on September 4, 2010 by a 7.1 magnitude quake.
How will this project solve this problem?
Donations will be sent directly to the New Zealand Government to help the communities, families, and people of Christchurch and the Canterbury region.
Potential Long Term Impact
The New Zealand Government has launched the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal to help the people of Christchurch and the Canterbury region during this time of great need. All donations to this project on GlobalGiving will go towards the appeal.
Total Funding Received to Date: $45,314
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 $45,314 . The original project funding goal was $50,000.