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$100,000 Donated to Direct Relief’s Flood Relief Efforts in Brazil

MAY 10, 2024

Anselmo Cunha | AFP

All Within My Hands grants $100,000 to Direct Relief to provide critical local services in Brazil.

Rio Grande do Sul urgently needs assistance as it faces a devastating flood caused by torrential rain. Authorities report more than 1.45 million people affected by the disaster across 417 cities. At least 105 people have been killed, with another 130 still missing. Over 230,000 others have been displaced from their homes.

Reaching a new level, the river has risen 16 feet this week, filling the streets with muddy water and submerging buildings. As a result, flights have been grounded, and roads have been blocked, leaving Brazilians without basic necessities. 

AWMH is committed to supporting the flood relief efforts carried out by Direct Relief, a nonprofit humanitarian organization, and long-standing partner in our mission to provide critical local services during disasters. Currently, Direct Relief is coordinating with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to deliver critically needed aid.


Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization active in all 50 states and over 80 countries. Its mission is to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay.