Gifts for Water
Save a Refugee’s Life with Clean Water Today
Latrine for a Family of Five
Water hygiene is vital for refugees fleeing their homes. Critical, basic plumbing and sanitation is a scarce, putting refugees’ health at constant risk.
HK$1,320 can build a toilet for a family living in a refugee camp, ensuring their safety from water hygiene threats, as well as their dignity at their most vulnerable times. The temporary latrine provides safe drainage and privacy for a family of refugees.
A Month of Clean Water for 12 Families
Water is everything.
For a family living in a refugee camp, there is no kitchen tap for safe water. Waterborne diseases, like dysentery or typhoid, are very serious threats. One purification sachet can treat 10 litres of water, eliminating these serious threats to this family’s health. A month of clean water for HK$2,000 can supply up to 12 families with enough water purification sachets to have clean water.
A 6-Tap Community Water Supply System
For families living in a refugee camp, there is no kitchen tap for safe water. Waterborne diseases like dysentery or typhoid, are very serious threats. You can buy a water supply system that saves refugees’ lives today.
HK$2,500 can build a 6-tap water supply system in a camp and give multiple families vital access to the clean water they need to survive.
How does “Shop for Refugees” work?
Gifts in “Shop for Refugees” are symbolic items that represent UNHCR’s lifesaving assistance and services all around the world. When you choose to send vital and empowering gifts from an array of options, ranging from food, clean water, shelter, medical to school supplies, the income generated from “Shop for Refugees” will be used to support UNHCR’s works to protect people forced to flee, find solutions to resolve refugee issues and ensure that everyone has the right to seek asylum.