Disasters

No home, no safe water to drink, no belongings.

 

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WorldWaterWorks and The Water Survival Box.

Distribution of humanitarian water-aid

Total number of Water Boxes and Water Survival Boxes dispatched to date 12,491
Covering Countries in:   Asia; Africa; Caribbean; Central America; Europe, Far East; South America

The following is a list of boxes distributed.

When

Why

How many

Where

January

2005

Indian Ocean Tsunami

1400

Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu, India – working with Aquabox

February – May, 2005

Indian Ocean Tsunami

1800

Indonesia - Leuser International Foundation – Banda Aceh

August

2006

Worldwaterworks Limited set up by RC of Chelwood Bridge

& Water-Survival Box developed

October

2006

Worldwaterworks Limited becomes Registered Charity

December 2006

Typhoon Durian

60

Philippines – working together with Shelterbox

July 2007

Cyclones

100

S.E. Pakistan – working together with Shelterbox

October 2007

Floods

50

Uganda – displacement because of extensive flooding

November 2007

Cyclone

100

Bangladesh - via Humanity First UK

January 2008

Conflict

50

Kenyan refugees displaced to Uganda

February 2008

Displacement

25

West Africa, Burkina Faso– via Humanity First UK

February 2008

Post Tsunami

20

Leuser International Foundation in Medan, Sumatra

March

 2008

Floods

50

Ecuador - Red Cross in Guayaquil

June

2008

Cyclone Nargis

130

Myanmar (Burma) – via Merlin (UK charity)

July

2008

Water-Survival Box approved as

 RIBI ‘Opportunity to Serve’

October

2008

Hurricanes

100

Haiti – via Haitian National Red Cross

January

2009

Cholera epidemic

100

Zimbabwe – via Oxfam GB and Oxfam Harare

February

2009

Product development – new water-purification kit

1

Uganda – with Ugandaid

oversight by Rotary Club of the Source of the Nile, Jinja

April

2009

For instant deployment by PoSF after disaster

50

Pompiers sans Frontieres (French Search and Rescue group) via twin Club of Blanquefort en Medoc – see Haiti 2010

June

2009

Displaced by conflict

100

Pakistan – Swat Valley – NW Frontier Province – via Oxfam

August

2009

Displaced by typhoon Morakot

100

Taiwan – via Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar Betty Chen, Rotary District 3520, and World Vision Taiwan

October

2009

Tsunami and Earthquake

200

Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia via

DG Thomas Aquinas

January 2010

Earthquake

250

Haiti – Rotary Haiti Disaster Chair and Haitian Red Cross – total includes 50 supplied in 2009 and used by French Search and Rescue team

February 2010

Earthquake

360

Haiti – Rotary Haiti Disaster Chair and Haitian Red Cross - total includes 60 supplied to French Search and Rescue team

March 2010

Earthquake

200

Haiti – Rotary and Haiti Water Commission

March 2010

Mine clearance area

5

Sri Lanka –Fondation Suisse de Deminage - following end of hostilities

March 2010

Earthquake and tsunami

200

Chile – Rotary Clubs of Valparaiso D 4320, Talca D 4340, Chillan Viejo Marta Colvin and Talcahuano D 4360 in partnership with local Mayor and Social work team

March 2010

Earthquake and tsunami

200

Chile – Rotary Clubs of Valparaiso D 4320, Talca D 4340, Chillan Viejo Marta Colvin and Talcahuano D 4360 in partnership with local Mayor and Social work team

April 2010

Earthquake and tsunami

200

Chile – Rotary Clubs of Valparaiso, Talca, Chillan Viejo Marta Colvin, and Talcahuano in partnership with local Mayor and Social work team

June

2010

Volcanic eruption  hurricane Agatha

200

Guatemala – Rotary Club of Ermita, Guatemala City

August

September

and October

2010
Monsoon rains and extensive floods – along course of Indus River 1340 Pakistan – Humanity First UK and Humanity First Pakistan in partnership with National Commission for Human Development (Pakistan NGO)
October 2010 Cholera Epidemic 200 Haiti – Rotary and Haitian Ministry of Health
January 2011 Extensive flooding affecting 2 million 260 Colombia – Rotary Club of Cartagena
April 2011 Earthquake and tsunami 100 Japan – Rotary District 2800 Yamagata
September 2011 Severe monsoon floods 500 Pakistan – Sindh Province – Rotary District 3271 in South and East Pakistan
October 2011 Severe monsoon floods 300 Kenya - refugee route from Somali border - Save the Children and Humanity First
December 2011 Flooding - typhoon Washi/Sendong 200 De La Salle College in Manila (Rotary link) and DLS in Iligan, Mindanao, Philippines
February 2012  Typhoon Washi/Sendong 200  Humanity First in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines – with Dept of Social Welfare and Development
 May 2012 Flash Floods 300 UNICEF and Rotary Club of Moroni – Grande Comore – Comoros Islands (Indian Ocean)
September 2012 Flash Floods 400 Red Cross/Croix Rouge - Republic of Chad - West Africa
October 2012 Flash Floods 300 Rotary District 9100 and Malian Government - Mali, West Africa
November 2012 Super storm Hurricane Sandy 400 Rotary District 7020 and Rotary Haitian Task Force - Haiti
March 2013 Extensive  Floods    300 Rotary District 9400, Rotary Club of Polana, Maputo, Mozambique
and INGC (NGO)
October  2013 Extensive Floods    400 Rotary District 9100, Rotary Club of Bamako Koulouba, Caritas Mali, and Malian Govt.

November  2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan

   600

Humanity First UK/Canada – based in Roxas City, Capiz Province, Panay, Western Visayas, Central Philippines
December  2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan
   200 Humanity First UK/Canada – based in Roxas City, Capiz Province, Panay, Western Visayas, Central Philippines
March 2014 Mudslides and Flooding 200 and 240 SIABs Bolivia - Rotary District......and Oxfam GB
April 2014 Earthquake and Tsunami 200 and 120 SIABs
Chile - Rotary District 4320 and RC of Cavancha, Iquique, Northern Chile.
May 2014 Floods 240 Serbia Rotary District 2483 RC of Belgrade Vracar and Serbian Red Cross Society.
Total to date 3200 Water boxes + 9291 wsb's

12,491

Countries in:   Asia; Africa; Caribbean; Central America; Europe, Far East; South America