200,000 USD DONATED TO TYPHOON VICTIMS

H&M Foundation gives a total donation of USD 200,000 to the Red Cross, to meet the immediate and urgent needs of people affected by the series of tropical cyclones that have devastated areas in Vietnam and the Philippines lately.

The donation of USD 100,000 to each country aims to meet the immediate needs of the 260,000 most vulnerable people through the provision of household items, water purification tablets, water tanks, cash grants, food packs and more. 

“Thanks to the generous support from H&M Foundation, the Red Cross in both the Philippines and Vietnam can give immediate live-saving relief to affected families in these regions.”

Olle Castell, Head of Asia & Pacific, Swedish Red Cross

“It’s critical to quickly support communities after they have been hit hard by multiple and devastating typhoons on top of the relentless physical, emotional and economic toll of COVID-19. Thanks to the generous support from H&M Foundation, the Red Cross in both the Philippines and Vietnam can give immediate live-saving relief to affected families in these regions as their lives and livelihoods have been disrupted and many have lost family members, their homes and sources of income,” says Olle Castell, Head of Asia & Pacific, Swedish Red Cross.

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