April 28, 2015

Appeal for raising support for the affected population from the disastrous earthquake in Nepal


The disastrous earthquake with magnitude of 7,9 on Richter scale struck Nepal on 25 April 2015 which resulted with thousands of casualties and big material damage. According to the initial information from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies over 2.500 people lost their lives, out of who over 634 were killed only in the capital Katmandu. The number of victims is increasing and it is expected to be much higher. Over 5.000 houses are destroyed, and there is serious infrastructural damage.

Macedonian Red Cross is joining the International Federation launched appeal for CHF 33.480.000. The money is expected to cover the emergency needs of about 75.000 persons (15.000 families). The assistance will be targeted in terms of provision of immediate health and social needs, shelter, family reunification, and capacity building of the national society and the communities. The initial assistance provided by the International Federation for Nepal amounts to CHF 500.000.

All interested legal and natural persons may take part in the fundraising initiative of Macedonian Red Cross by:

  • Payment of funds on Macedonian Red Cross Solidarity Fund: 300000001327966, tax no.: 4030984271620 D. Komercijalna Banka with indication: assitance for the affected population in Nepal,
  • Or you ca donate 100 denars by dialing the telephone numbers 070 / 075 / 077 143 400 .

The action will last until May 15, мај 2015 година and after that the raised funds will be transfered to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for the affected population in Nepal.

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