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WorldWaterWorks & The Water Survival Box

(worldwaterworks.org    Charity No 1116432    Company No 5903142)


The Water Survival Box is a fully paid for product full of new items and does not need filling by external organisations. The new items will be tailored to suit the disaster locations. The cost of a survival box is £150. (inclusive of airfreight costs). Purchases can be made online and we would appreciate your support.
WorldWaterWorks is managed by the Rotary Club of Chelwood Bridge.



Rotarian Hugo Pike, awarded the OBE .

Hugo a member of the Rotary Club of Chelwood Bridge, Past President, and Director of World Water Works Ltd. has been awarded the OBE for, “Charitable services in the UK and Abroad through the Rotary Club and Worldwaterworks Ltd.”
Hugo’s response, “I am delighted that Rotary and the Water-Survival Box project has been recognised in this way. This award is really, a tribute to all the trustees and our fellow Rotarians from Chelwood Bridge, who have given their time, physical effort and various talents towards the team effort. It also recognises the army of volunteer who daily work for the benefit of others in sympathy with the core principle of Rotary International which is, “Service above Self”. Congratulations Hugo.



BOLIVIA – LANDSLIDES AND FLOODS

Heavy rains caused floods and landslides in several parts of the country.

Most affected: Cochabamba department. According to the latest report some 60,000 families have been displaced or otherwise affected by heavy rainfall, floods and mudslides in 127 municipalities read more.




Dorset Cubs and Scouts ‘Are Prepared’ to support our Water-Survival Boxes


Chewton Mendip Primary School Newsletter
    





800 boxes have being distributed, another 250 are

available if needed, pending a new needs assessment.


 TYPHOON HAIYAN – PHILIPPINES – LINK TO LATEST UPDATE


Donations through the Big Give Charity




 



Distribution of the first consignment of 600 Water-Survival Boxes continues on Olotayan island off the north coast of Panay, Western Visayas, Central Philippines.



800 Water-Survival Boxes have been distributed in the vicinity of Roxas City and on Olotayan island off the north coast of Panay, Western Visayas, Central Philippines. Members of the Humanity First Canada team, led by Dr Aslam Daud, can be seen taking the boxes by boat to the island, offloading them, and then demonstrating the water purification kits and other contents before handing them to families in need.

Photographs courtesy of Humanity First




RESTOCKING - APPEAL FOR FUNDING SUPPORT


During the past year, as we have responded to disasters in the Far East, Indian sub-continent, Africa, and Caribbean, our stock of uncommitted packed Water-Survival Boxes has reduced significantly and it is vital that we now attract the funds needed to restock. Just to add a further 1,000 standard Water-Survival Boxes will cost some £150,000 and we hope Clubs that are in latest-news.htmla position to assist respond now and that all Clubs build in a forward commitment to assist during the new Rotary Year. Whilst Rotarians in Chelwood Bridge continue to provide all the necessary management and practical effort required we are heavily dependent on our Rotary friends across RIBI and overseas to provide the funds to 'make it happen'.
£150 pays for the cost of a standard WSB and £350 a multi-pack of five (water purification kits only) both including the cost of air freight to ensure the boxes get to those in need as quickly as possible. Remember that as a pure Rotary charity all the management of the Water-Survival Box project and the practical work involved in getting boxes packed is done by members of our Rotary Club with hands-on help from other volunteers from Rotary, Inner Wheel and our local schools and community groups. We have no paid employees and every pound donated goes directly to pay for the boxes, contents, our fixed costs and air freight. Donations can be made by cheque to Worldwaterworks Limited and sent to our registered charity office, Westfield Business Centre, Second Avenue, Westfield Trading Estate, Midsomer Norton BA3 4BH.  Please circulate this message to all your Rotary and Rotaract Clubs and ask them if they can help us to sustain and grow our Humanitarian Aid Service'


 Cheques should be made out to:- WorldWaterWorks, and sent to:

Westfield Business Centre
32 Second Avenue,
Westfield Industrial Estate,  
Midsomer Norton,
Radstock,
Bath BA3 4BH