St George’s is responding to the Appeal from the Disasters Emergency Committee for donations following the recent earthquake in Turkiye and Syria. There will be a retiring collection after services this coming Sunday, February 19th, and next Sunday, February 26th.
You can also donate by electronic transfer to the St George’s bank account: (Sort-code: 98-00-10. Account: 09028029) using if possible the reference Earthquake 2023 for clear identification.
You may remember that Angus Lambkin, a former choirboy in St George’s, spoke at a meeting last year organised by the church and the United Nations Association NI following his return as a UN Civil Military Coordinator in Afghanistan for the the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid.
Angus flew out to the disaster areas in Turkiye and Syria the day after the earthquake. He gave an interview to BBC Scotland, Radio 1, ‘The Sunday Show’ last week on his first impressions of the devastating situation – the most harrowing event he has had to attend.
You can listen to this interview on the link: https://gmail.us2.list-manage.com/track/click….
Angus speaks in a personal capacity and not as an official spokesman of the UN. The programme is available until 7th March and the interview can be found about 1 hour 32 minutes into the recording.