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International Aid Resources
Aid Agencies and Resource Links

International aid organizations urgently need financial donations for medical aid organizations, food, water, clothes, shelter and the logistics for professional relief and trained volunteer work to help victims of ongoing emergencies and natural disasters around the world.

For many excellent new updates, see Google's news about developments in the Philippines and other parts of the world as they unfold.

  • Please browse the relief agency links below and contribute what you can to the one with which you are most comfortable.
  • Check out the international aid resources for breaking news and a broader perspective on current crises and the many humanitarian requirements around the world.

See Matthew Bolton's article on Becoming an International Aid Worker for more background on this most demanding form of work, as well as Leyla Giray's piece on A Practical Guide on How to Find Work in Disaster Relief. Generally, professional aid workers with needed skills working with NGOs and relief projects facilitated by the huge resources of the military or the U.N. can make a more immediate impact in an emergency situation, while many volunteers may require training or even be unintentionally in the way—though volunteer work is most welcome and critical in the long-term.


 International Aid Organizations Participating in the Haitian Relief  Effort and Other Emergenices and Natural Disasters Worldwide

International  relief= Top rated organizations.

American Institute of Philanthropy's Top Rated Charities
A leading charity watchdog that issues letter grade (A+ to F) ratings of nonprofit groups. AIP identifies relief charities which are providing aid to the victims that receive an “A” or “B” grade based on the portion of their budget going to program services and their fundraising efficiency.

Action Against Hunger
Agape Flights
Air Serv International
ADRA International
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.
International  relief American Jewish World Service
International  relief American Red Cross
AmeriCares
Baptist World Aid
Beyond Borders
Brother's Brother Foundation
International  relief CARE
CarmaFoundation
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development
Catholic Relief Services
Chilecare Worldwide
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)
Church World Service
Concern Worldwide
Cross International
Direct Relief International
International  relief Doctors Without Borders
Food for the Hungry, Inc.
GlobalGiving
GOAL
Greenpeace
Habitat for Humanity
Haiti Children
Haiti Foundation Against Poverty
Haiti Marycare
Haitian Health Foundation
Hope for Haiti
International  relief International Committee of the Red Cross
International  relief International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
International  relief International Federation of the Red Cross Directory by Region/Country
International Medical Corps
International Relief Teams
International Rescue Committee
Lutheran World Relief
MAP International
Medical Teams International
Mercy Corps
International  relief Network for Good
Operation Blessing
Operation USA
International  relief Oxfam
International  relief Partners in Health
Plan USA
Project Concern International
Project HOPE
Rural Haiti Project
Save the Children
Shelterbox
International  relief UNICEF USA
UN Emergency Response Fund
The UN Refugee Agency 
International  relief U.N. World Food Programme
World Concern
World Emergency Relief
World Food Programme
World Vision

(Feel free to add you own suggestions in the comments box at the bottom of this page. Thank you.)

 International Aid News and Resources

International  relief Google News

International  relief Yahoo Coverage

International  relief BBC World News

International  relief Wikipedia
Provides a very thorough and constantly updated overview of the events while pointing to important blogs, ongoing news coverage, videos and photos, damage and casualty figures, and other important background information.

International  relief Thompson Reuters Foundation
Provides timely inside information for professional aid workers across the globe and also provides a country-by-country membership directory of volunteer organizations.

InterAction
Provides an excellent overview of the general activities of relief organizations.

ReliefWeb
Inside information for professional international aid workers.

Center for International Disaster Information
The Center for International Disaster Information maintains close working relationships with many organizations and agencies working to facilitate response management.