Beira Cyclone Crisis and Sustainability Campaign

Beira, Mozambique was directly hit by Cyclone Idai causing 90% destruction to the city. Appeal is to help rebuild the city sustainably and directly

What has happened? 

The port city of Beira in Mozambique was directly hit by Cyclone Idai last week and has caused widespread destruction. Bristol Link with Beira is raising funds to help support the crisis and the rebuilding of the city.

We know so far that 90% of the city has been destroyed and reported that 1000 suspected dead in the city. We are trying to get up to date information from our partners on the ground. 500,000 people have been affected in the city alone. 

Mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world and people there are desperate to make things better, which is why something like this is such a devastating effect on the people of Beira.    

Filipe Nyusi, president of Mozambique, said Cyclone Idai had caused mass devastation in the African nation. The port city of Beira has been cut off by air and road. 

We have made contact with our parters and they are ok, but keep saying complete devastation and completely overwhelmed by the situation. We are support them through this time and beyond. 

Who are we?

Bristol Link to Beira is a charity supporting the City for 30 years through Bristol's Special relationship as a Twin City.

How we going to help. 

We are building a sustainability and rebuilding strategy that is informed by our development partners in Beira and by the necessary experts we are bringing in. We will get it backed by both Cities. Also we will be traveling their to assist with the aftermath and assess exactly how we going to help re build Beira as a city. 

We have been supporting the city for 30 years we will be working with the city for another 30 and beyond. This is not a short term appeal but long term!

How you can help

We are fundraising £25,000 so please donate if you can and share the project page with friends and family. 

Also any experts in industries that can help including , as well as anyone who wants to volunteer to fundraise for us and support our appeal. 

Appeal has got backing from the Mayor of Bristol and from BBC Bristol Radio as well as so many people who have. Thank you so far!

Thanks for your support. 

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