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.
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.
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 in some situations locally and critical in the long-term.
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.