Monday, February 22, 2016


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Severe tropical cyclone Winston category 5 directly impacted Fiji and maritime islands on Saturday causing unimaginable damage and destruction. Sadly the death toll has risen to 10 with fears this will rise further. 1000's of homes and crops have been damaged or destroyed displacing 1000's of lives.

Pacific Smiles
is based in Brisbane and are a registered charity providing relief to Fiji. They are collecting goods donations to fill a 40ft shipping container to send to Fiji ASAP, they also require $20,000 in cash to get it there.
DROP OF DONATION POINTS: ( Goods to be boxed and clean working order ) Brisbane - Wynnum, Underwood, Springfield & Springfield Lakes. Gold Coast - Nerang, Upper Coomera. Please Email for address details

DIRECT DEPOSIT: National Australia Bank, Account Name - Pacific Smiles, BSB - 084134, Account no. - 196826487

CARE Australia
You can help communities devastated by natural disaster by donating to CARE’s Cyclone Winston Appeal.
In Fiji, CARE partners with the non-government network Live & Learn to provide emergency response advice and support. Our teams on the ground are working to assess the damage caused by the storm and are set to support the Fiji Government in any emergency response efforts. Our emergency response experts are ready to support the most vulnerable, including women and girls. It’s highly likely there will be urgent need to provide shelter and access to clean and safe water.
We need your help to respond to communities devastated by natural disaster. Please give generously to CARE’s Cyclone Winston Appeal.…/cyclone-winston-emergency-appeal/

Save the Children Australia
Please donate now. Save the Children is responding
Aid workers from Save the Children globally are gearing up to deploy to the worst affected areas. We have: teams ready to assess the damage once the curfew lifts
teachers ready to support children in evacuation centres. To start, we will operate special playgroups for children staying in some of the 700-plus evacuation centres across the country.
stockpiled emergency supplies to ensure children return to school as soon as possible. This includes school bags, classroom kits and child friendly spaces kits for evacuation centres if schools are damaged.


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