Numerous organizations and the federal states themselves have set up donation accounts for the victims of the floods in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate.

Here is a brief overview:

- The state of

Rhineland-Palatinate

has set up a donation account.

Donations can be transferred to the following account at Sparkasse Mainz using

the key word

"Disaster Aid Flood"

:

Recipient: Landeshauptkasse Mainz

IBAN: DE78 5505 0120 0200 3006 06

BIC: MALADE51MNZ

- The

"Aktion Deutschland Hilft"

supports the emergency services of the disaster control and the fire brigades with the ongoing evacuations and the search for missing and buried persons.

In addition to the Malteser Aid Service and the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe is on the move with its disaster control units and an all-terrain ambulance in the flood area.

The Federal Association of Rescue Dogs is also in action with all units based in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate.

The rescue dog handlers and their animals look for missing people in the rubble.

Rescued people


are housed in safe emergency shelters and looked after by the aid organizations.


Keyword "floods in Germany"

Social Economy Bank

IBAN: DE62 3702 0500 0000 1020 30

Donation hotline: 0900 55 102030 (free of charge from German landlines, mobile phones higher)

Charity SMS: Send SMS with ADH10 to 8 11 90

-

Caritas international

, the aid organization of the German Caritas Association, is also calling for donations.

For this purpose, a national, central donation account has been set up in consultation with the regional and local Caritas associations:

Keyword "Flood Aid Germany CY00897"

Caritas international, Freiburg

Bank for Social Economy Karlsruhe

IBAN: DE88 6602 0500 0202 0202 02

BIC: BFSWDE33KRL

- The

Action Alliance for Disaster Relief

, in which Caritas Germany, the German Red Cross, UNICEF and Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe have joined forces, has set up this address for donations:

Commerzbank

IBAN: DE65 100 400 600 100 400 600

BIC: COBADEFFXXX

Keyword: ZDF flood Germany

-

Donations

can be made to

the

THW donation account for the Technische Hilfswerk (THW)

at:

THW Sparkasse K├ÂlnBonn Foundation

IBAN: DE03 3705 0198 1900 4433 73

BIC: COLSDE33XXX

At Hochwasserhilfe-navi.de there is also a homepage that collects and presents support options according to individual localities.