Bam Earthquake 2003

Bam Earthquake 2003

Date: 26 December 2003 Magnitude: 6.5 The Bam Earthquake struck Iran during the peak of the winter season, killing 31,000 and leaving thousands more homeless. Mercy Relief responded quickly to the Iranian authorities’ appeal for international aid. Partner(s):...
Gaza Armed Conflict 2012

Gaza Armed Conflict 2012

Date: 14 November 2012 Following a number of mutual responsive attacks, Israel launched Operation Pillar of Defence in the Gaza Strip on 14 November 2012. More than 160 lives were lost on both sides and hundreds of others were gravely injured. The conflict also led to...
Muar Floods 2006

Muar Floods 2006

Date: 19 December 2006 Heavy rains during the 2006 monsoon season resulted in an unexpected rise in tidal inflow in Malaysia, leading to mudslides and floods that displaced more than 23,000 people and cut off access to basic necessities like clean water. Mercy Relief...