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Jammu – Kashmir floods 2014

In September 2014, the kashmir region witnessed disastrous floods across majority of its districts caused by torrential rainfall. About 500 people died during the floods, one million affected. AMURT distributed food to affected people.    

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Philippines

Typhoon 2013 in Philippines, update

AMURT & AMURTEL relief teams are working on five islands serving tens of thousands of people and are expanding operations to assist more communities affected by Super-Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda.

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Syria Crisis Response 2015

More than 1 million Syrians fleeing the war have poured into Lebanon so far: more than to any other country. AMURT Lebanon extends emergency relief to Syrian refugees and helps them to get their children back to school.

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Manila

Floods Philippines 2012

In Philippines local AMURT & AMURTEL volunteers responded to massive flood in early August near Manila. In the last couple of weeks they distributed cooked food, bread, drinking water and hygiene items to more than 10,000 people in and around Manila.

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Earthquake 2011 Japan

An 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a 10 meter high tsunami wave hit northeastern Japan at 2.46pm on Friday March 11. Thousands of people have have died and hundreds of thousands are affected.Members of AMURT & AMURTEL are in the coastal towns of Sendai, Tamajo, Shichigahama and Tagajo serving the most vulnerable elderly in clearing their houses and providing psycho-social programs …

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