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Govt to match East Africa famine appeal donations

Government has pledged to join the Bermuda Red Cross in its Horn of Africa Famine Appeal, by matching the community's donations up to $50,000.

Premier Paula Cox called for Bermudians to assist the charity, which is sending aid to East African communities hit by drought and conflict.

Call 236-8253 to donate through the Bermuda Red Cross. The charity's Butterfield Bank account number is 20-006-060-365472-200.

Useful website: www.bermudaredcross.com.

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Published August 19, 2011 at 2:00 am (Updated August 19, 2011 at 9:29 am)

Govt to match East Africa famine appeal donations

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