Feb 2024


Wildfires in Central Chile: Emergency Relief Fund Launched

Wildfires began in at least four spots on February 2, 2024, and have been burning across parts of central Chile, particularly in the regions of Valparaíso, O’Higgins, and Maule resulting in casualties and damage. The authority referred to the wildfires as the worst catastrophe to hit the country since the earthquake of 2010. According to the Chilean National Disaster Prevention and Response Service (SENAPRED), at least 112 people have lost lives following the wildfires. The worst-hit areas include Complejo las Tablas- Reserva Lago Peñuelas. In addition, the media has reported approximately 200 missing people in and around Viña del Mar City (Valparaíso).  (source: ECHO, 5 Feb 2024). Peace Boat Disaster […]

Aug 2023


Emergency Relief with World Central Kitchen in Lahaina, Maui Island

The PBV team in Maui joined World Central Kitchen and supported them in distributing meals to the residents affected by the fires in Lahaina. Last week, PBV staff dispatched to Maui joined the non-profit organization World Central Kitchen to help distribute meals to the residents affected by the fires in Lahaina. PBV has set up an emergency relief fund to support local communities in Maui and to date, funds from individual donors have supported over 700 meals, which have been distributed this past week. We offer various donation methods, including Benevity, to best meet your convenience. Visit PBV website for more information and donate TODAY! https://lnkd.in/g-3-xvs