About Campaign

ends 01 Jul 2017, 11:59 PM
Sri Lanka experienced intense rains as the southwest monsoon season arrived earlier than expected. The impacts of these downpours are far more devastating than previous years. Communities were devastated by the unexpected floods and landslides.

Mercy Relief deployed a team on 30 May 2017. Together with ground partners we distributed 750 relief packs to the affected communities across 3 districts, benefiting over 4,000 survivors.

We are inspired by the survivors resilience and compassion to support each other. There is a strong sense of community in Sri Lanka and we celebrate the indomitable spirit of each survivor.

On the ground we met Dhilip, a survivor himself, who serves his community by shuttling food and supplies to families who lost access due to flooding. Like Dhilip, we can all do a little something.

Do your part. Help Mercy Relief support individuals like Dhilip and so many survivors who are coming together to help one another, fight back and protect their way of life.

Donations to the Sri Lanka Flood Relief efforts are not eligible for tax deduction.

For more updates on Mercy Relief's journey in empowering Sri Lanka, follow us at our Facebook page: http://facebook.com/MercyReliefOfficial

Want to take this one step further? Join us 13 August 2017 for our Ground Zero Run for Humanity. This race aims to celebrate this indomitable human spirit as we stand in solidarity with the survivors. Find out more: www.groundzerorun.com.

About the Charity

Headquartered in Singapore, Mercy Relief was established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in the Asia Pacific. Today, we are Singapore's leading independent disaster relief agency 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 international appeal in the aftermath of a disaster. The objective of our longer-term sustainable development programmes is to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water & sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education. For the past 17 years, Mercy Relief has responded to more than 86 human tragedies with more than $44.6 million in relief across 26 countries. We have implemented more than 72 post disaster projects and impacted over 2.6 million lives.

Find more information about how Mercy Relief is transforming lives across Asia at www.mercyrelief.org.


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