IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
IHH heals the wounds of Brazilian flood victims
The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation took action to help flood victims in Brazil and delivered aid supplies in the regions which were hit by floods in the country.
Brazil, South America 07.03.2011

A total of 903 people have lost their lives so far in the floods and landslides which took in the mountainous region in northern Rio de Janerio. The disaster damaged 2.960 houses, leaving 13.000 people homeless. It is estimated that the disaster which affected regions such as Teresopolis, Nowa Friburgo, Petropolis, Sumidouro and Sao Jose do Vale do Rio Preto led to a material damage of $1.2 billion.

The IHH took immediate action to take aid to the region after what was termed as the biggest disaster which hit the region. In cooperation with its partner in the region, a Latin American Islamic foundation, the IHH distributed aid supplies such as food, formula, clothing and cleaning materials to the flood victims. The families who received the aid supplies sent their thanks and greetings to the benevolent Turkish nation.

Related news
See all
Emergency aid for Cameroon refugees
Emergency aid for Cameroon refugees
45.000 people took refuge in Chad as a result of the conflict that broke out between tribes due to access to water sources and use of land. IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launched aid efforts for the refugees living under extremely difficult conditions in camps in the capital N’djamena.
21.12.2021
Aid to Nepal flood victims
Aid to Nepal flood victims
In the wake of the flood disaster that struck Nepal, IHH delivered food packets to 360 families in need.
05.11.2021
Aid to 8.000 people in Afghanistan
Aid to 8.000 people in Afghanistan
IHH has delivered food packets to almost 8.000 people in Afghanistan as part of our emergency aid campaign. Right now the suffering of the Afghani people can only be alleviated with the support of donors.
15.09.2021