earthquakes

Morocco: Earthquake

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Morocco on September 8, killing and injuring thousands of people and causing widespread destruction. The Moroccan Red Crescent Society (MRCS) responded immediately, providing first aid and psychosocial support, helping transport the injured to hospitals, evacuating people from damaged buildings and providing dignified burial management. Through this appeal, the IFRC is supporting MRCS to meet the immediate and early recovery needs of 500,000 affected people. Priorities include providing food and safe water, essential household items, shelter support, health and mental health services, and cash assistance.

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A Moroccan Red Crescent volunteer assists with search and rescue activities following a devastating 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on 8 September 2023.
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75,000,000
CHF Needed to help most vulnerable
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33,750,528
CHF currently funded
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