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ends 31 Oct 2018, 11:59 PM
Singapore Red Cross launches public appeal, commits humanitarian supplies to affected communities

Singapore, 1 October 2018 - In response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, over the weekend, the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has launched a public fundraising appeal, and in the first instance, pledged S$50,000 in humanitarian aid to support affected communities.

All donations to the Singapore Red Cross will go towards the purchase of relief items, such as:

- First aid supplies

- Hygiene kits

- Water systems

- Jerry cans

- Tarpaulins

- Mosquito nets

- Blankets and

- Sleeping mats for displaced survivors; and the longer-term recovery and rebuilding efforts.

With its International Services team closely monitoring the situation across four affected cities and regencies: Palu city, Donggala, Sigi and Parigi Mouton, the SRC has readied a 3-person advance response team, which could depart as early as tomorrow (Tuesday).

Donations

Donations can be made via this campaign, or at Red Cross House, 15 Penang Lane, Singapore 238486, during office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm). Cheques can be made payable to "Singapore Red Cross Society" and posted to the above address.

Please leave your name, postal address and indicate "Sulawesi Earthquake 2018" at the back of your cheque. Donations to overseas efforts are not tax-deductible.

About the Charity

The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is a homegrown humanitarian organisation dedicated to relieve human suffering, protect lives and dignity and respond to emergencies since 1949. Our blood donor mobilisation programme, home for the disabled, transport aid, food aid, community led action for resilience, community first aid and training derive from our mission to serve the vulnerable.

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