Discovery Communications Disaster Relief Banner
 

Welcome to Discovery Communications’ GlobalGiving landing page. We are currently matching donations from Discovery employees to the following relief efforts on this page until Friday, October 13, 2017. 

Hurricane MariaMexico EarthquakeHurricane Irma
   
South Asia FloodHurricane HarveySierra Leone Mudslide

 

Please note: Employees must use their Discovery email addresses when donating in order for GlobalGiving to track and assign matching funds. Discovery will only match donations from FTR, PTR and JV employees. CW and intern donations will be accepted, but not eligible for the match.

HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF

Puerto Rico & Caribbean Hurricane Relief Fund
Hurricane Maria caused devastating destruction and flooding in the Caribbean, destroying homes in Puerto Rico, Dominica, and the Virgin Islands just two weeks after Hurricane Irma. This fund will provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations to this fund will exclusively support any necessary hurricane relief and recovery efforts in the Caribbean.
Hurricane Maria Relief in Puerto Rico & Dominica
by IsraAID
This project will provide emergency relief; mental health psychological support; water, sanitation and hygiene solutions and medical support, for communities affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Dominica, and beyond.

MEXICO EARTHQUAKE RELIEF

Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund
On Sept. 19, 2017, Mexico City and surroundings including Morelos and Puebla suffered devastation from a 7.1M earthquake. Hundreds were killed. Homes, schools, and community buildings were destroyed. This followed an 8.1M quake in Oaxaca and Chiapas on Sept. 7. This fund will provide immediate relief to survivors: food, shelter, water, and medicine. In addition, it will support longer-term assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations will exclusively support these disasters.

HURRICANE IRMA RELIEF

Hurricane Irma: Helping Children in Cuba
Hurricane Irma is one of the strongest storms ever measured in the Atlantic. This fund will provide diapers at no cost to our partner agency in Cuba who are recovering and rebuilding. When we think about disaster recovery, we tend to think about hunger, homelessness, and clean water.Diapers are an overlooked, yet crucial, basic need. All babies deserve to be clean, dry, and healthy.
Hurricane Irma Relief Fund
Hurricane Irma is one of the strongest storms ever measured in the Atlantic and has caused catastrophic damage. This fund will provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations to this fund will exclusively support any necessary relief and recovery efforts from this storm in the US and Caribbean.
Caribbean Hurricane Disaster Response & Resilience
Team Rubicon Global is the hub of a veteran led natural disaster response organisation. With a network of over 75,000 volunteers committed to delivering assistance to those worst affected in the wake of natural disasters. This project supports our teams deploying to the Caribbean as part of the recovery efforts following Hurricanes Irma & Maria since 2017 as part of Resilience and Preparedness programs. - please join us as a partner in helping those most in need as these communities rebuild
Emergency Response to Hurricane Irma and Maria
International Medical Corps disaster response experts in the Caribbean and Florida are providing much-needed assistance and identifying pressing needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria was the third massive hurricane to hit the Caribbean this year and continued the destruction where Irma left off, further destroying homes, crops, and livelihoods, and leaving thousands without access to electricity, clean water, and communication systems.

SOUTH ASIA FLOOD RELIEF

HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF

Hurricane Harvey Children's Relief Fund
Flooding, heavy rains and tornados related to Hurricane Harvey continue to put millions at risk, including nearly 3 million children in the Houston area. Save the Children's emergency responders are on the ground helping kids and families. Save the Children knows from decades of experience that children are the most affected in the wake of emergencies and disasters, and often their needs fall through the cracks. Children need to be a priority-Save the Children is on the ground responding.
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
Hurricane Harvey has caused widespread, catastrophic flooding and damage in Texas and along the Gulf Coast. This fund will provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations to this fund will exclusively support relief and recovery efforts from this storm.
Disaster Relief-Hurricane Harvey
Donors should care because natural disasters are not just immediate occurences--they affect lives in the long-term. Families are losing everything they have--their houses and food. Texas Diaper Bank fills the gap for an often-ignored item: diapers. Diapers impact babies, children with disabilities, and seniors.
Harvey Flood Relief in Texas
by IsraAID
This project will provide emergency relief, psychosocial support, and debris removal assistance to communities in South Texas affected by Tropical Storm Harvey.

SIERRA LEONE MUDSLIDE RELIEF

Provide Flood and Landslide Relief in Sierra Leone
On Monday August 14th 2017, rain and torrential flooding and landslides resulted in the largest single day disaster in the history of Sierra Leone. Hundreds are confirmed dead. Thousands have lost their homes and property. Some reports indicate that count will end up in thousands dead. International assistance is urgently needed. Help provide short term assistance and long term aid to restore hope and normalcy to the poor and destitute.
Emergency Mudslide Relief in Sierra Leone
by IsraAID
This project will provide emergency relief, psychological first aid, and long-term support to the communities affected by the terrible mudslides that have stricken the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown.
Disaster Aid - Flooding in Sierra Leone
In the early morning hours of Monday, August 14th in Freetown, Sierra Leone, massive landslides and flooding hit across the city. Hundreds have died already, and the poorest of the poor are the worst affected. More heavy rain is forecasted, and we must do something very fast to save lives. We have resources on the ground in Freetown to help provide food, water, clothing, medical help, and temporary housing. Please join us and help to bring hope to the survivors.
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