2011 Crisis Response Activities

ERDO responded to a record number of humanitarian crises in 2011.  Read the summary below, and then explore each area to find out more.


East Africa Drought and Famine Response

The largest of ERDO's crisis response interventions in 2011, we raised funds to supply emergency food and other care.

Read more about ERDO's work in the Horn of Africa here>>

Japan Earthquake

In March of 2011 an 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck Japan, killing over 12,700 people.  ERDO responded by partnering with Convoy of Hope, Canadian Churches in Action and other Christian partners to deliver practical assistance.

Read more about our crisis response in Japan  here>>


Bangladeshi cold-wave victim with a warm blanket provided by ERDO and our partner, Talitha Koumi

Bangladesh Cold Wave

Tropical Bangladesh experienced severe and unprecedented cold weather in the early months of 2011, affecting northern and south-western parts of the country. Poor communities in the north were the worst affected.  ERDO responded with emergency blankets...

Read more about our help in this situation here>>


Guatemala Floods

Read more here>>



Bangladesh  Floods

Read more here>>



Thailand  Floods

Read more here>>



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