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Stand with Haiti. Take action.

gennaio 14th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Charity

Un pensiero per Haiti.

Avaaz, “The World in action” è un’organizzazione internazionale molto seria che lotta per la dignità dell’Uomo, ovunque si trovi. La seguo da anni, ricevo le sue mail, firmo sempre i suoi appelli, faccio girare il suo indirizzo tra tutti quelli che conosco. Vi chiedo di fare altrettanto, indipendentemente dal fatto che vogliate inviare del danaro oppure no.

T A K E  A C T I O N,  P L E A S E  !

Qui sotto potete leggere la mail che ho ricevuto durante la notte

Dear friends,
Haiti’s worst earthquake in 200 years struck yesterday, devastating the capital city, killing thousands and threatening over 3 million people in this desperately poor country.

Haitians are urgently appealing to the world for help — we’re already in touch with strong local organisations mobilising community-based relief efforts. Let’s send a worldwide wave of donations to the front lines, to save lives now and help people recover and rebuild. Avaaz will work partners to make sure the help reaches those who need it most. Click below to donate:

https://secure.avaaz.org/en/stand_with_haiti

Based on expert advice from leading humanitarian NGOs who have been working in Haiti for over 30 years, we’ll offer donations to trusted local organizations, including:
Honor and Respect for Bel Air, a big community-based network in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, which is also supported by our friends at the respected Brazilian NGO Viva Rio
Coordination Régionale des Organisations de Sud-Est (CROSE), which brings together some of the most active community groups in the South of Haiti where the earthquake struck hardest. These groups include: women’s groups, schools networks and local cooperatives
In 2008, Avaaz members donated over $2 million for Burmese monks to respond to the devastating Cyclone Nargis. Our money made an incredible difference there — because it went directly to local people on the front lines of the aid effort.

With hope for Haiti,

Luis, Paul, Graziela, Paula, Ricken, Pascal, Alice, Benjamin, Milena and the whole Avaaz team

More information:

Haiti devastated by massive earthquake (BBC):
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8455629.stm

Thousands feared dead as major quake strikes Haiti (Reuters):
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUK126337392643._CH_.2420

Deadly earthquake hits Haiti (Reuters pictures):
http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTR28T0W#a=7

ABOUT AVAAZ:

Avaaz.org is an independent, not-for-profit global campaigning organization that works to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people inform global decision-making. (Avaaz means “voice” in many languages.) Avaaz receives no money from governments or corporations, and is staffed by a global team based in Ottawa, London, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Buenos Aires, and Geneva. Click here to learn more about our largest campaigns. Don’t forget to check out our Facebook and Myspace and Bebo pages! You can also follow Avaaz on Twitter!

Write to Avaaz at http://www.avaaz.org/en/contact.

You can also call at +1-888-922-8229 (US) or +55 21 2509 0368 (Brazil).

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