Disaster Aid International at the next world Rotary convention

RI Sydney ConventionDisaster Aid International will have a large display in the House of Friendship at the Rotary International Convention at Sydney Olympic Park from 1 - 4 June.  With an extensive exhibition, Rotarians from Disaster Aid Australia, and from our partner countries will be on hand to explain and update our humanitarian aid efforts.  

If you are attending this event, please call by the Disaster Aid International stand and say, "g'day."  

The Convention will attract over 20,000 Rotarians and guests from around the world: it is the feature event each year on the Rotary calendar (the 2015 Convention will be held in São Paulo, Brazil.)

Colne charity worker brings hope to disaster zone

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A CHARITY aid worker from Colne has been helping families in the Philippines set up emergency shelter after a cyclone devastated the country. Ed Cox works for Disaster Aid UK and is helping thousands of families pick up their lives after super cyclone Pablo hit last month, killing more than 1,000 people.

The 36-year-old, of Favordale Road, started out as a volunteer packing aid boxes for those affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami while studying journalism at university in Cornwall. Since then he has been deployed to disasters in Uganda, Kenya, USA, Nepal, Columbia, Haiti, Burma, Indonesia and Pakistan.

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Maltese volunteers help rebuild lives in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Maltese disaster relief worker CHRISTINE CASSAR speaks to Annaliza Borg about her efforts and those of Disaster Aid International in The Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan – a daunting task but one which is helping to rebuild lives following the devastation caused by the typhoon

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