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Portugal – Devastating fire

On 15th October 2017 there was a massive fire in Portugal. Hundreds of thousands of hectares burned, over 50 people were killed and thousands of people lost their homes, possessions and livelihoods. Donate here: https://chuffed.org/project/portugalfires AMURT UK is fundraising for the redevelopment of the area of Portugal around Benfeita, Arganil where many villages were badly affected by the fire. This region is home …

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Flooding in Houston

Hurricane Harvey and Houston Flooding

Harvey began as a major category four hurricane – the first to make landfall in the US in 12 years. It has the potential for very dramatic flooding with forecasts saying that up to 40in (1m) of rain could fall in some areas of the middle and upper Texas coast. Such precipitation could trigger flooding in low-lying areas and near …

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Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal Earthquake Relief

Please visit http://www.amurt.net/nepal-earthquake-relief/ for up to date information on AMURT’s relief and rehabilitation projects in Nepal.

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