Koa Valley settlement that was swept away by the flash flood on the 3rd of April 2014 (Photo: Anglican Alliance)
Anglican Missions (the Anglican Missions Board of the Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia) is launching an emergency appeal in aid of the people of the Solomon Islands subsequent to the recent devastating floods.
"The low pressure weather system which brought the heavy rains to the Solomon Islands turned into a tropical cyclone Ita. On Thursday 3rd of April 2014 the storm intensified and heavy down pouring of rain had resulted in devastating flash floods in the Solomon Islands. This is the worst disaster event ever recorded so far in Solomon Islands."
ACOM Disaster Report (8th April 2014)
Anglican Missions is currently in discussion with the Anglican Church of Melanesia, the Anglican Alliance (for Development, Relief and Advocacy) and Christian World Service to assess the most appropriate response, accepting that support is urgently needed for emergency relief and rebuilding.
Information will be available here as it comes to hand.
Funds may be sent directly to Anglican Missions marked "Solomon Islands Flood Appeal". Click Donate Now to find out about the different methods of donating.