With over 20 million people affected, Pakistan is still struggling to recover after the destruction caused by monsoon rains this past July. Approximately 1.8 million people remain displaced, though most have settled as close as possible to home. Water levels have returned to normal and shelter kits along with other necessities have been provided by UNHCR, however locals in the highland regions remain threatened by harsh… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 23, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Beginning in June, Colombia has been experiencing heavy rainfall causing significant flooding and landslides. Over 200,000 homes were destroyed, 136 people killed, and about 1.2 million people have been affected. While river some levels remain high, others burst their banks saturating the grounds with water impairing the production of agriculture. According to forecasters, the rainfall in Colombia may continue until the beginning of next year. Read more… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 19, 2010 at 6:01pm —
In over a month, the cholera epidemic in Haiti has spread to eight of the country's 10 provinces. The death toll has reached 1,180 and some 20,000 people have been treated in hospitals for the disease, which can kill in hours through dehydration if not treated quickly. Aid agencies and NGOs have appealed for more funding and have been in a race against time to stop cholera, a preventable disease, from spreading. The Haitian people are now battling two humanitarian crisis, you can help support… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 19, 2010 at 6:00pm —
In the wake of the devastating Haiti earthquake last January, the Haitian government, the UN, and NGOs have scrambled to save lives, provide shelter, food, water, and basic necessities to the survivors. As the recovery continues another, often overlooked, casualty of a natural disaster of this magnitude is the cultural heritage of the affected people. Recognizing this reality, the Smithsonian Institution along with the Government of Haiti and many other contributors has… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 19, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Music for Relief is now offering a merchandise… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 18, 2010 at 6:00pm —
ULTIMATE STREET DRUM CORPS PACKAGE
The ultimate Street Drum Corps package includes a pair of autographed drumsticks, autographed Street Drum Corps drumhead, signed copy of the Knock Me Out CD single, and a Street Emblem men's zip-up hoodie.… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 15, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Linkin Park has announced the A THOUSAND SUNS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2011 and for every ticket purchased $1 is donated to Music for Relief for disaster relief and environmental programs.
Check out all tour dates, get tickets and read more here
Added by Music for Relief on November 15, 2010 at 12:06pm —
A cholera epidemic in Haiti has worsened following heavy rain and flooding caused by hurricane Tomas. The outbreak, which began October 19 in the Artibonite region, has now spread to the capitol city of Port-au-Prince. There have been more than 1,110 deaths reported and 18,000 confirmed cases. This is yet another… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 12, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Photos taken at the MFR booth during the Linkin Park Europe/UK Tour are now posted in our photo section. Go find your photos HERE
Added by Music for Relief on November 11, 2010 at 3:31pm —
On Thursday, tropical storm Tomas drenched crowded camps in Haiti's capitol, Port-au-Prince, where 1.3 million earthquake survivors are still living in temporary
tent and tarpaulin shelters.
Some earthquake survivors were able to evacuate to schools or more secure government shelters as the hurricane passed, but only a small number. Early reports indicate no serious storm destruction or major casualties, however the h… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 5, 2010 at 1:19pm —
MFR has partnered with All Hands Volunteers to provide continued response efforts to the earthquake that hit Haiti in January. All Hands is a volunteer-driven 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides hands-on assistance to survivors of natural disasters around the world. Would you like to volunteer in Haiti to help with the recovery efforts?
Here is how: All Hands anticipates working until the end of 2011. There is no cost to volunteer with All Hands; you are just responsible for… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 1, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Jewelry designer, Peter Storm has released a new collection called Rock My World, a collection intersecting the concepts of music and bridal jewelry.
A portion of proceeds from the… Continue
Added by Music for Relief on November 1, 2010 at 11:00am —