The humanitarian crisis in Cox’s Bazar is one of the region’s largest man-made humanitarian crises in decades. Needs are also enormous within Rakhine State in Myanmar. To help saves lives and reduce suffering among those affected by the conflict, both in Myanmar and Bangladesh, the H&M Foundation is donating 200,000 USD to the Red Cross relief effort.
In addition to the human tragedy that follows in the wake of South Asia’s worst flooding in years, Save the Children warns that children’s education and long-term well-being is also put at risk. H&M foundation donates important support to Save the Children’s work in India and Bangladesh where 1.3 million children are currently out of school.
Due to heavy rainfall, Peru is suffering the worst floods in almost 30 years. The H&M Foundation has donated $100,000 to The Red Cross to support people who have been affected by the extreme weather, and give them support to rebuild their lives.
Following the worst drought in decades, a major food security emergency is ongoing in southern Ethiopia. The H&M Foundation now makes their third donation to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – to support their work in this region.