Red Cross rescue teams have been supporting the search and rescue effort after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Amatrice area - 100km north east of Rome - in the early hours of Wednesday morning. So far, 247 people are known to have been killed and 368 injured as homes and buildings collapsed. Several people, including children, have been pulled alive from the rubble. Click here to help.
US Fires and Floods
Catastrophic flooding in Louisiana has forced thousands of people from their homes with just the few things they could take with them. Meanwhile, hundreds of families have lost their homes entirely to the raging, uncontained wildfires in California. Click here to help.
HFF supports disaster relief efforts in extreme circumstances. We partner with Save the Children and the American Red Cross to support their disaster relief efforts. Such efforts have helped increase food, clothing, blankets, supplies, housing and safe play area availability for affected children and their communities.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. When disaster strikes around the world, Save the Children is there to save lives with food, medical care and education and remains to help communities rebuild through long-term recovery programs.
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Their network of volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: disaster relief, supporting America's military families, lifesaving blood, health and safety services, and international services.