Libya Flood Relief Fund

by GlobalGiving
Libya Flood Relief Fund

Summary

Devastating floods hit Libya's eastern region on Monday, killing thousands of people, injuring thousands more, and causing widespread damage. Your donation to the Libya Flood Relief Fund will provide emergency relief and long-term support to affected communities.

$1M
total goal
$395,182
remaining
2,396
donors
11
monthly donors
26
fundraisers
5
months

Challenge

Heavy rains brought on by Storm Daniel on Sept. 10 and 11 caused devastating flooding in eastern Libya. Two major dams collapsed and destroyed countless homes and livelihoods, with entire neighborhoods swept away. Thousands of people were killed, and the death toll continues to rise. More than 10,000 people are missing. This catastrophic event is one of the most significant and deadly natural hazards in Libya's history, with search and rescue efforts still underway.

Solution

All donations to this fund will support flood relief and recovery efforts in Libya. Initially, the fund will help meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, medicine, and shelter. The fund will then transition to focus on recovery efforts led by local, vetted organizations in the impacted areas to restore damaged homes, rebuild infrastructure, and more as needs evolve.

How Your Donation Will Be Used

Your donation will be used to:

  • Provide food, clean water, and medicine to survivors
  • Provide shelter and temporary housing to people who lost their homes
  • Provide psycho-social and mental health support to survivors
  • Support economic relief efforts
  • Support long-term recovery efforts
  • And much more

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When you donate to the Libya Flood Relief Fund, we'll send you an email to let you know more about the impact of your donation. We commit to transparent reporting and will update you on how we've used donations to this fund.

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Location: Washington, D.C. - USA
EIN: 30-0108263

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About GlobalGiving’s Disaster Response

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We make it easy, quick, and safe to support people on the ground who understand needs in their communities better than anyone else.

They were there long before the news cameras arrived, and they’ll be there long after the cameras leave. They know how to make their communities more resilient to future disasters, and they’re already hard at work. GlobalGiving puts donations and grants directly into their hands. Because the status quo—which gives the vast majority of funding to a few large organizations—doesn’t make sense.

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