If speed saves lives – fastest help via SMS Berlin. The messages we received on Tuesday evening at 21.52. The Caribbean State of Haiti descends into chaos after a massive earthquake and now the race has begun with the time. Top priority during a disaster is the quick and unbureaucratic assistance. The fastest support is a SMS with HAITI or earthquake on the speed dial of 8 11 90. Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe prepared the emergency aid and is in close contact with on-site with their partner. You report that large parts of the capital are devastated. The power supply is interrupted, in hospitals, emergency is provided partly in candlelight.

Action Germany help, the Alliance of charities, founded specifically in 2001 for uncomplicated assistance in major disasters, provided the first relief fund already. Now, the population is urged to donate and help. Help phone can be sent spontaneously with little effort. A SMS with HAITI on the speed dial of 8 11 90 support the action Germany help an SMS, with TREMBLING the small number the Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe with 5 EURO. It will be paid with the next cell phone bill, there a normal SMS transport fee costs here. 4.83 euros arrive directly in the projects. Who would prefer help from the PC, the VZ-offer for the networks (studiVZ, meinVZ) first on the page a portal. Also entering the cell phone number to 5 euro ranges action Germany help to send. Verena Bock