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How You Can Support Victims Of Morocco Earthquake

A number of international organisations are accepting donations to support victims of the deadly Morocco earthquake.

On Friday, the nation was hit with a 6.8 magnitude earthquake, killing more than 2,700 people and over 2,000 injured.

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Over 300,000 people are estimated to have been affected by the quake that struck Al Haouz in the High Atlas Mountains, about 75km southwest of Marrakech.

How you can support victims:

Morocco is currently accepting international aid on the ground from Spain, Britain and Qatar.

A small team of disaster experts from the United States has also been reported to arrive in Morocco.

CARE: Focused on assisting women and girls, youth, and disadvantaged groups. You can donate online.

Doctors Without Borders: An emergency team will be mobilised in Morocco and is accepting donations on its website.

GlobalGiving: Accepting donations to provide food, fuel, clean water, medicine, and shelter”. Donations will also go towards long-term economic relief and recovery projects.

GoFundMe: A list of verified fundraisers has been released to help individuals and families.

International Medical Corps: Is coordinating an emergency medical team in collaboration with the World Health Organisation. Donations can be made here.

UNICEF is requesting donations to go towards its emergency support for children and their families.

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