Three construction-related charities are offering help to those affected by last week’s earthquake

UK construction firms have a long history of helping people in the aftermath of natural disasters. Consultants are involved in everything from recovery work to providing temporary accommodation and clean water.

To volunteer or donate money contact one of the following charities:

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The UK-based reconstruction charity is examining the best way to coordinate with key agencies and channel built environment skills into the reconstruction phase to come.

The charity is asking people to volunteer at or ring 020 7375 0144

RICS related charity which seeks volunteers from all surveying backgrounds. Money can be also be donated at BuildAction

For more information contact John Tracey-White at

RedR is an international charity that provides training and recruitment services for the humanitarian sector, improving emergency response worldwide.

It has launched appeal to raise £200,000 to send out a team to assess the damage/devastation in Haiti.

At the moment RedR is focusing on water sanitation and hygiene.

To support call Anne Durrant on 020 7840 6016.

Can set up a direct debit or donate online at