Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response

by Union of Relief and Development Associations
Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response
Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response
Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response
Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response
Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response
Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response

Summary

The "Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response" is a vital emergency relief project designed to address the immediate and long-term consequences of the catastrophic 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the High Atlas Mountains south of Marrakesh on September 8, 2023. This devastating natural disaster has resulted in an alarming loss of life, injuries, and widespread destruction.

$84
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
5
months

Challenge

The catastrophic aftermath of the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco is characterized by an alarming death toll of at least 2,900 people, with over 5,500 injured, including many in critical condition. The unique construction of houses in the region, made of mud bricks, has further exacerbated the situation, as these structures crumble without leaving air pockets for survivors, leading to suffocation and additional casualties.

Solution

The "Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response" aims to address the critical issues stemming from the catastrophic earthquake by providing immediate life-saving aid, conducting search and rescue operations to locate survivors trapped in collapsed structures, delivering essential medical care to the injured, facilitating the rebuilding of homes and infrastructure to restore normalcy and self-sufficiency, and offering psychological support to survivors coping with trauma.

Long-Term Impact

The "Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response" aims to establish long-term resilience by rebuilding infrastructure, restoring communities, and providing psychological support to survivors, fostering recovery and stability in the earthquake-affected regions of Morocco.

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Organization Information

Union of Relief and Development Associations

Location: Beirut - Lebanon
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @URDA_En
Project Leader:
Ghadeer Ayache
Beirut , Lebanon

Funded Project!

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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