B-FAST operations 2004

Philippines - Morocco - Paraguay

Overview of B-FAST operations in 2004

In 2004, B-FAST twice provided help through the Belgian Red Cross to the Philippines (landslides in December 2003/January 2004 and hurricanes in December 2004).

In February 2004, a B-FAST team of 18 staff was deployed in Morocco to help find survivors of the earhtquake. B-FAST also sent winter tents, blankets, water treatment kits, generators and medical supplies.

In August 2004, B-FAST sent 750 kg of medical equipment to Paraguay to provide care to the victims of the fire in Asunción.