The 6.8M earthquake hit in a mountainous area near Ighil, Morocco, about 50 miles from historic Marrakesh with a strength not recorded in the region in 120 years. The death toll is expected to rise as the quake left extensive damage, toppling homes, destroying vital infrastructure, and leaving people in need of rescue and help in hard-to-reach areas. Your donation to this fund will help meet their emergency needs and provide long-term support through locally based organizations.
All donations to this fund will support Morocco earthquake relief and recovery efforts. 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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