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Porsche donates 500,000 euros to the German Red Cross Sports car maker supports flood relief efforts in Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria
“The desire to help affected people and regions, manifested by multiple private initiatives, the business world, the public sector and many aid organizations, impresses me a lot. This solidarity sends an important signal to people on the ground and gives them courage, ”said Oliver Blume, President of the
The Belgian Red Cross, the Rode Kruis and the Austrian Red Cross plan to support reconstruction with very different measures. In addition, these organizations are equipping themselves to be able to provide even more effective emergency aid in the event of future disasters.
The Belgian Red Cross, for example, has identified a need for two million euros for the reconstruction of schools and universities alone. It’s here that
The Rode Kruis in the Netherlands is already looking to the future. The donation will be used to strengthen its emergency fund. This fund will be used, among other things, to complete the equipment for future missions and to keep emergency vehicles in perfect condition. In addition, volunteers will be trained so that they can respond quickly and be well prepared in the event of a future disaster.
The Austrian Red Cross also uses the
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