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Each purchase of a Useful Gift is a tax-deductible donation.
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Tearfund in Australia was founded in 1971. We have a long track-record of good development that has lasting benefits.
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Since 1971, Tearfund has supported the grassroots development initiatives of hundreds of local partners.

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness



When a disaster strikes, people living in poverty are especially vulnerable to its impacts. This gift will provide immediate funds to our partners in the event of an emergency so that they can respond as soon as possible with life-giving assistance. It will also help people in communities to prepare for potential disasters, through support like training in first aid and how to keep safe in storms and cyclones.

How your gift helps

Each year, monsoon rains bring the risk of serious flooding to the region where these children live in northern India, threatening lives and livelihoods. But with support from Tearfund’s Christian partner EFICOR, local children and youth are better equipped to respond in disaster situations, having participated in practice drills and education sessions.

Through EFICOR’s project, families are also supported to access alternative livelihoods, providing stability in the midst of potential disruption from emergencies. This gift helps our partners respond with immediate life-giving assistance in the event of an emergency, as well as supporting initiatives that build long-term preparedness and risk-reduction for communities susceptible to disasters.

What you receive
  • Choose from a Printed Card, Download & Print (PDF), E-card, or No Card.
  • Links to Download & Print (PDF) and E-cards are emailed to you after checkout.
  • The amount you have donated will not be on the card.
  • Printed cards:
    • A blank envelope for your card.
    • Free standard postage within Australia or $7 for Express Post. Note: Please see our FAQs for updated delivery information during COVID-19. Express Post cards will normally be sent the same day if the order is made before 12pm AEST. Please note: Express Post only operates in these areas within Australia.
    • Note: We cannot ship printed cards outside Australia (but you can still order the digital cards).
    • Note: We do NOT write on your cards — they are delivered to you to personalise.
  • A tax-deductible receipt.

All printed cards and envelopes use PEFC certified paper and are produced according to ISO 14001 environmental standards.


Please see our FAQs for updated delivery information during COVID.