Flooding in Thailand

We are pleased that we have been able to help the newest member of the Disaster Aid family; Disaster Aid Thailand, following severe flooding there. Monsoon weather in late September and October brought very heavy rains, resulting in flooding in over twenty-five, mainly rural, provinces in Thailand. This has been exacerbated by continuing rainfall throughout November…

Ukraine

Few people would willingly approach a war zone and if our DART volunteers; Peter and Suzie, were not quite in the front line, they were certainly closer than most of us would ever care to be. We are grateful for their commitment and humanity and are pleased that they are safely home having completed the…

Ukraine Refugees Appeal

As the world recoils in horror at the unfolding tragedy in Ukraine, it is becoming very obvious that there will be a humanitarian crisis of unimaginable proportions. Men women and children still in Ukraine will be in desperate straits. Those people able to flee as refugees to neighbouring countries may be slightly safer but will…

Water Filters to India

We have had a long established and very successful relationship with the Rotary Club of Changanacherry in Kerala, India and in particular with Past District Governor Scaria Jose Katoor. This relationship has borne fruit on a number of occasions when we have provided Sawyer water filters to be distributed. The importance of building such relationships…

India Oxygen Crisis Appeal

To urgently supply Oxygen Concentrators As restrictions ease in the UK in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in India grows more critical by the day and there are heart-breaking reports of people struggling to access medical care. The problem has been exacerbated by an acute shortage of oxygen including cylinders, which is…

Hurricane Eta – November 2020

Hurricane Eta   Lockdown due to Covid-19 may seem unbearable and interminable but imagine that on top of that, you lost loved ones, your house, all your possessions and livelihood as they were swept away in the aftermath of a hurricane. For some people in Central America this unimaginable horror has just happened in November…

Beirut Explosion – August 2020

Beirut Explosion Appeal Despite the difficulties, a member of Disaster Aid International was able to visit Beirut and establish contacts. Further, one of our DARTs who is also a Trustee made personal contact remotely with Chtaura–Beeka Gate Rotary Club in Beirut and together they devised a plan to repair front doors and frames within apartment…