Nepal earthquake

The BRC campaign in support of the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal ended.

The raised funds are placed at disposal of the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies (IFRC/RC). According to the needs assessment after the disaster, the IFRC/RC appealed for raising 85 million CHF to support the Red Cross activities in Nepal.

The IFRC/RC priorities include urgent food assistance to 14 000 families, main not nutritious materials for 300 000 people, health and social care for 90 000 people, urgent shelter sets for 200 000 people, providing drinking water and ensuring hygiene promotion for 200 000 people and providing tents for urgent shelter of 100 000 families.

In this connection the Bulgarian Red Cross expresses its gratitude to the hundreds of individuals and companies for their donations and contribution for raising 115 000 BGN to support the victims of the earthquake in Nepal.

For more information you could visit IFRC site - International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent.