Earthquake, magnitude 6.8 hit Morocco just after 11 p.m. local time..
Friday 8th September 2023 - The earthquake’s depth was 11.5 miles, and the epicenter was 44 miles southwest of Marrakesh (French: Marrakech) near the town of Adassil, in the High Atlas Mountains, Al Haouz province. There are many picturesque but tiny villages in the mountains, several of which have been devastated.
Wednesday 27th of September -
The first Water Survival Boxes are downloaded in Morocco. Many thanks to our partners who have made this initial shipment possible. These specimen boxes were sponsored by members of an Atlas Overland trekking group from England and delivered to the High Atlas Foundation (Moroccan NGO) in Marrakech for evaluation and in order to obtain customs waiver for a much larger consignment. Follow this “Storyline” post for news regarding the further shipments planned to bring much needed aid to the people of Morocco affected by this horrific disaster.
Monday 11th September 2023
Water Survival Box have 500 boxes in stock and as we post this Storyline are working with our major partners including Aquabox to prepare for dispatch as soon as we can get clearance on customs and logistics.
In disasters of this scale the first week or so is all about rescue - As soon as we get the green light from one of our partners we will respond. More news as soon as we have it