National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has started collecting donations for victims of the Friday Night fire in Male’ which displaced 400 people and left one woman dead.
NDMA requests people who wish to donate to the fire victims to send money to their Bank of Maldives account 773 0000284 246 opened under the name “Male’ Fire Relief Account”.
Six residential buildings and four chemical warehouses were destroyed by the fire. The damage has not been assessed but estimates rise to tens of millions of Maldivian currency.
Aishath Shauna, 47, from Thaa atoll Burunee island, died in the incident.
The 400 people displaced from the fire are being accommodated at temporary shelter by the government. Clothes, food and other necessities for victims were collected to maximum within an hour.
Meanwhile Raajje TV has also started a telethon to collect donations for the fire victim.