Black Saturday Bushfires, Australia
On saturday 7th february 2009 Australia’s worst natural disaster took lives of 173 people and changed the lives of countless others. The Longest Letter of Goodwishes is an initiative created with the aim to provide an avenue for people to make a difference to the lives of people who are suffering from the Victorian Bush Fires.
The Iraq War started in March 2003. This was followed by a longer phase of fighting, in which an insurgency emerged to oppose the occupying forces and the newly formed Iraqi government. The United States completed its withdrawal of military personnel in December 2011. However, daily fatalities continues to cause thousands of ordinary Iraqi people immense suffering. Send your good wishes to those who are affected.
On 8 November 2013, one of the most powerful typhoons on record to make landfall hit the Phillipines with devastating consequences.
More than 5,000 people were killed and four million made homeless by the super-storm, which rolled over the island nation.
Send your good wishes to those affected by this natural disaster.
According to the United Nations, the death toll surpassed 120,000 by September 2013. The severity of the humanitarian disaster in Syria has been outlined by the UN and many international organizations. More than four million Syrians have been displaced, more than two million Syrians fled the country and became refugees, and millions more were left in poor living conditions with shortage of food and drinking water. Send your good wishes to those who are affected.