Did you hear?... MSR to donate ceramic water filtration devices to Afghan refugees

Mountain Safety Research (MSR) will be donating more than 1,300 ceramic water filtration devices to Afghan refugees in Uzbekistan.
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Mountain Safety Research (MSR) will be donating more than 1,300 ceramic water filtration devices to Afghan refugees in Uzbekistan. The donation will be part of a larger relief effort, including warm clothing and a 20-ton truckload of food to be hand-delivered this month by a representative of the Montessori School of Anderson in conjunction with the Benevolence International Foundation, a humanitarian organization dedicated to helping those afflicted by wars and natural disasters.

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