We operate in Switzerland and Morocco.
On September 8, 2023, an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale struck Morocco at 11:11 pm (local time).
The Association wants to distribute 1000 sandwiches for the Moroccan people
Debate between Francoise Duroch, research analysis coordinator for Médecins sans frontières, Sébastien Boussois, researcher specializing in the Arab world, and Khalid Gomi, president of the Moroccan Association of Swiss...
The question arises after every major earthquake, like the one that struck Morocco on Friday, September 8: will we ever be able to predict earthquakes accurately?
Volunteers and rescue workers remain mobilized in Morocco to try and find any survivors, even if hopes are dwindling several days after the earthquake which killed almost 3,000 people and injured more than 5,600.
Morocco announced that it had responded positively to offers from four countries "to send search and rescue teams": Spain, Great Britain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Like many other countries, Switzerland has also offered to help.
Friday night's earthquake, measuring magnitude 7 according to the Moroccan Center for Scientific and Technical Research (6.8 according to the US Seismological Service), was the strongest ever measured in Morocco.
We are delighted to inform you that we have carefully prepared a set of essential supplies for the inhabitants of the Moroccan mountains.
We continue to deliver food to the Moroccan Moroccan population,
Today, we are appealing to your generosity to support a crucial humanitarian project in response to the recent earthquakes that have shaken Morocco. These natural had a devastating impact on many communities, leaving behind considerable material damage and impoverished families.
The first 1,000 sandwiches of this Sunday, September 10 are on their way to the victims late, but surely thanks to your donations, the first day's action is complete
On September 8, an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale struck Morocco at 11:11pm local time, with tremors lasting several seconds and an aftershock a few minutes later. The provisional death toll now stands at more than 2,000 people dead and over 1,200 injured.