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ends 11 Aug 2018, 11:59 PM
On Sunday, 8 July, torrential downpours in western Japan have caused flash flooding and landslides, prompting the evacuation of more than two million people.

With a death toll of 179 casualties (as of 11 July), it is Japan's deadliest weather-related disaster in more than three decades.

More than 200,000 people remain without water under the scorching sun, with temperatures hitting 33 Celsius in some of the hardest-hit areas, such as the city of Kurashiki, where Mercy Relief will be conducting emergency relief operations together with a local NGO.

Mercy Relief calls for an urgent appeal for donations to reach our initial crowdfunding goal of $10,000 to bring more humanitarian aid to the affected communities.

Join us in empowering these communities! Donate now!

*Donations for foreign purposes are not eligible for tax-deductions.

Photo credits: EPA-EFE, AAR Japan, Mercy Relief

About the Charity

Headquartered in Singapore, Mercy Relief was established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in Asia Pacific.Today, we are a leading independent disaster relief agency in the region with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle. Mercy Relief provides emergency aid within 72 hours of an appeal in the aftermath of a disaster. Our longer-term sustainable development projects aim to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water and sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education. For the 15 years, Mercy Relief has responded to 71 human tragedies with more than $34.3 million in relief across 25 countries. We have implemented more than 50 sustainable development initiatives and impacted an aggregate of over 2 million lives.

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