On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
When conflict and disaster strike, we deliver high quality humanitarian aid, speedily and extensively
Our water engineers and public health specialists are known internationally for their speed and efficiency in delivering water supplies and essential sanitation facilities, even in the most difficult circumstances.
We work with governments, local organizations and communities so that they are ready to respond in emergencies, and able to cope when crisis hits – including to prepare for the effects of climate change, with the increased incidence of droughts, floods and extreme weather.
A big part of our humanitarian work is campaigning to strengthen international humanitarian law, tighten arms trade regulation, and improve assistance to fragile states.