BNP Paribas endowment fund

7,163 euros donated

At the end of 2017, a gigantic fire broke out at the gates of Los Angeles. According to the California department of fire protection, nearly 600 km2 of forest were devastated, almost the area of Paris and the departments of the inner suburbs. More than 90,000 people were forced to leave their homes. The Rescue & Recover Fund has mobilized via its American platform to support the Red Cross in its activities.

Red Cross

The American Red Cross quickly mobilized alongside its partners to bring relief and comfort to those whose lives were turned upside down. Red Cross teams helped provide safe shelter for people displaced by the disaster. Hot meals and relief supplies were also distributed. The teams were able to distribute and offer:

  • More than 264,000 meals and snacks
  • More than 179,000 relief items
  • More than 23,000 health services
  • More than 39,000 overnight stay

In addition, the Red Cross has also opened more than 4,000 personalized support files for disaster victims.