Help Survivors of Central American Flood Disaster

by CARE
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Summary

The project will provide emergency assistance and long-term reconstruction to areas in Guatemala and El Salvador that have been affected by flooding caused by Hurricane Stan.
$887.00
total raised
8
donors
0
monthly donors
11
years

Challenge

More than 300,000 people have been affected, and of that number, close to 200,000 are currently displaced. Up to 670 deaths have been reported, and this is expected to rise as rescue teams delve deeper into affected areas. Hurricane Stan destroyed this year’s crop, which will likely trigger severe food shortages for at least the next several months. Due to the destruction of infrastructure and floodwaters, many small communities remain isolated and with little access to assistance.

Solution

CARE aims to support a minimum of 30,000 disaster-affected people in 134 shelters in the hardest-hit areas. We see a three-phase strategy for our response to the disaster: Emergency Response, Recovery and Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction.

Long-Term Impact

This project will provide emergency relief assistance and long-term reconstruction to victims of Hurricane Stan in Guatemala and El Salvador.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.careusa.org

Organization Information

CARE

Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.care.org
Project Leader:
Susan Davis
Atlanta, Georgia United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 8 donors like you, a total of $887 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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