Flood Relief

Flood relief for over 600 families

Heavy and continuous rain, which caused the St Joseph River to flood its banks into the nearby villages, damaged food gardens, human settlements, drowned animals, flooded drinking water wells, schools and the Veifa’a health centre. Since the floods hit, there have been several cases of water borne diseases reported.

Louisiana flood: Worst US disaster since Hurricane Sandy

"Thousands of people in Louisiana have lost everything they own and need our help now," said Brad Kieserman, the Red Cross' vice president of disaster services operations and logistics.