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Deadly Morocco Earthquake – Help Is on the Way

Field Report by Operation Blessing

Operation Blessing Sending International Disaster Relief Team to Morocco Following Deadly Earthquake

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 10, 2023) – Operation Blessing is deploying members of its International Disaster Relief team to Morocco to aid in the relief efforts following a deadly earthquake that has reportedly killed more than 2,000 people.

Relief After Deadly Earthquake Strikes

Diego Traverso, director of International Disaster Relief, will join Operation Blessing team members from Spain and Virginia Beach to distribute relief supplies including solar-powered lights and water filtration equipment, and to help with immediate needs. The team will also meet with local officials to determine the best response in the coming days and weeks.

Helping Disaster Victims

Traverso most recently led Operation Blessing’s efforts to help the people of Turkey, following an earthquake in early February.

Operation Blessing continues its efforts to help the people of Florida recover after Hurricane Idalia, and team leaders are also keeping a close eye on Hurricane Lee off the east coast of the USA.

Stay tuned for more information about Operation Blessing’s Turkey response. To donate to the relief efforts:

About Operation Blessing

Based in Virginia Beach, VA, Operation Blessing (OB) provides humanitarian services such as strategic disaster relief, medical care, hunger relief, and clean water. Founded in 1978, Operation Blessing has touched the lives of millions of people in more than 90 countries and territories, including the US.

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