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Relief Organizations Working in the Disaster Area

HOW TO DONATE: Below is a list of charities providing assistance to people affected by the earthquake and tsunamis. You can donate money to them by mail, phone, or through their web sites, which are listed below.

WHO WE ARE: USAID is the U.S. government agency responsible for economic and humanitarian assistance around the world. Because we are a government agency, we do not accept donations. However, we do work together with many of the organizations below to provide assistance to the victims of the earthquake/tsunami. You may choose contribute to any of the relief agencies below, all of whom are also working with contributions from the general public.


Action Against Hunger
247 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
212-967-7800
www.actionagainsthunger.org

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International
Asia Tsunami Crisis Fund
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
800-424-ADRA (2372)
www.adra.org

Air Serv International
6583 Merchant Place, Suite 100
Warrenton, VA 20187
540-428-2323
www.airserv.org

American Friends Service Committee
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
888-588-2372
www.afsc.org

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.
JDC-South Asia Tsunami Relief
P.O. Box 321
847A Second Avenue
New York, New York 10017
212-885-0832
www.jdc.org

An Indonesian child stands amid the destruction in the village of Tjalang, Sumatra, Indonesia. (U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Philip A. McDaniel)

American Jewish World Service
45 W. 36th St., 10th Fl.
New York, NY 10018
212-736-2597
www.ajws.org

American Leprosy Missions
One ALM Way
Greenville, SC 29687
864-271-7040
www.leprosy.org

American Refugee Committee
Tsunami Relief
430 Oak Grove Street, Suite 204
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-872-7060
www.archq.org

AmeriCares
88 Hamilton Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
800-486-4357
www.americares.org

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT)
Tsunami Fund
6810 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD 20852
301-984-0217
www.amurt.net

Baptist World Aid
Asia Tidal Waves
405 North Washington Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
703 790 8980
www.bwanet.org/bwaid

B'nai B'rith International
B'nai B'rith Disaster Relief Fund
2020 K Street NW
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
212-490-3290
www.bnaibrith.org

Brother's Brother Foundation
1200 Galveston Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
412-321-3160
www.brothersbrother.org

CARE
151 Ellis Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
800-521-CARE
www.careusa.org

Catholic Medical Mission Board
10 West 17th Street
New York, New York 10011
800-678-5659
www.cmmb.org

Catholic Relief Services
209 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
800-736-3467
www.catholicrelief.org

CHF International
8601 Georgia Ave. Suite 800
Silver Spring, MD 20910 USA
301-587-4700
www.chfhq.org

Christian Children's Fund
Child Alert Fund
PO Box 26484
Richmond, Virginia - 23261-6484
800-776-6767
www.ChristianChildrensFund.org

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)
South Asia Earthquake
2850 Kalamazoo Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49560
800-55-CRWRC
www.crwrc.org

Church World Service
#6970 Southern Asia Earthquake PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN 46515
800-297-1516
www.churchworldservice.org

CitiHope International Inc.
PO Box 38, 143 Main Street
Andes, NY 13731
(845) 676-4400
www.citihope.org
tsunamirelief@citihope.org

Concern Worldwide, US
104 East 40th Street, Suite 903
New York, NY 10016
212-557-8000
www.concernusa.org

Convoy of Hope
330 S. Patterson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802
417-823-8998
www.convoyofhope.org

Counterpart International, Inc.
ATTN: (Tsunami Relief)
1200 18th Street, NW, Suit 1100
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 721-1557
www.counterpart.org

Direct Relief International
27 South La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
805-964-4767
www.directrelief.org

Doctors of the World-USA
375 West Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012
212-226-9890
www.dowusa.org

Episcopal Relief and Development
South Asia Relief Fund
815 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017
800-334-7626, ext. 5129
www.er-d.org

Feed the Children, Inc. (FTC)
333 North Meridian Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
405-942-0228
www.feedthechildren.org

Food for the Hungry, Inc.
Tsunami Relief
1224 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
800-2-HUNGERS
www.fh.org

Friends of the World Food Program
PO Box 11856
Washington, DC 20008
202 530 1694
www.friendsofwfp.org

Geneva Global Inc
1550 Liberty Ridge Drive
Suite 330
Wayne, PA 19087
www.GenevaGlobal.com

Habitat for Humanity International
Asia Tsunami Response Fund
121 Habitat St
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-6935
www.habitat.org

Heart to Heart International
401 S. Clairborne
Suite 302
Olathe, KS 66062
888-800-4327
www.hearttoheart.org

Healing Hands International
455 McNally Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
615-832-2000
www.hhi-aid.org

Helen Keller International
352 Park Avenue South
Suite 1200
New York, NY 10010
877-KELLER4 (877-535-5374)
www.hki.org

HOPE Worldwide, Ltd.
353 West Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087-3907
610-254-8800
www.hopeww.org

Interchurch Medical Assistance, Inc.
South Asia Tsunami Relief
P.O. Box 429
New Windsor, MD 21776
877-241-7952
www.interchurch.org

International Aid
17011 W. Hickory
Spring Lake, MI 49456
800-968-7490
www.internationalaid.org

International Medical Corps
Tsunami Emergency Response
1919 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90404-1950
800-481-4462
www.imcworldwide.org

International Medical Services for Health (INMED)
INMED Partnerships for Children
45449 Severn Way, Suite 161
Sterling, VA 20166
703-444-4477 x214
www.inmed.org

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)
Asia Disaster Response
P.O. Box 630225
Baltimore, MD 21263-0225
877-803-4622
www.iocc.org

I think it's very important for Americans who want to give to provide cash to organizations that will be able to focus resources and assets to meet specific needs. In other words, a lot of times Americans, in their desire to help, will send blankets or clothes. That may be necessary, but to me it makes more sense to send cash to organizations that could then use that cash to make sure we match resources with specific needs on the ground. There are many NGOs now involved that understand what is specifically needed to meet the needs of these countries.
- President George Bush

International Relief and Development, Inc.
1621 N Kent Street, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22209
703-248-0161
www.ird-dc.org

International Relief Teams
Asia Earthquake/Floods
3547 Camino Del Rio South, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92108
619-284-7979
www.IRTeams.org

International Rescue Committee
PO Box 5058
Hagerstown, MD 21741-9874
877-REFUGEE or 733-8433
www.theIRC.org

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
1616 P Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
202-462-0400
www.jrsusa.org

Latter-Day Saint Charities
Welfare Services Emergency Response
50 East North Temple Street, Room 701
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84150-6800
801-240-3544
www.lds.org/humanitarian

Life For Relief & Development
Tsunami Relief Fund
P.O. Box 236
Southfield, MI 48037
1-800-827-3543
www.lifeusa.org

Lutheran World Relief
South Asia Tsunami
700 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-230-2700
www.lwr.org

MAP International
P.O. Box 215000
Brunswick, GA 31521
800-225-8550
www.map.org

Medair
Chemin du Croset, 9
1024 - Ecublens
Switzerland
+41 (0)21 694 35 35
www.medair.org

Mercy Corps
Southeast Asia Earthquake
Dept. W
PO Box 2669
Portland, OR 97208-2669
800-852-2100
www.mercycorps.org

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development
Tsunami Disaster Relief
44450 Pinetree Drive, Suite 201
Plymouth, Michigan 48170-3869
800-556-3729
www.mercyusa.org

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc.
720 S. Rogers Rd, Suite A,
Olathe, KS 66062
1-800-214-4999
www.ncmi.org

Northwest Medical Teams
SE Asia Disaster Relief Fund
PO Box 10
Portland, OR 97207
800-959-4325 (HEAL)
www.nwmedicalteams.org

Operation Blessing International
Asia Earthquake and Tsunami Relief
977 Centerville Turnpike
Virginia Beach, VA 23463
800-730-2537
www.ob.org

Operation USA
8320 Melrose Ave. #200
Los Angeles, CA 90069
800-678-7255
www.opusa.org

Oxfam America
Asian Earthquake Fund
PO Box 1211
Albert Lea, MN 56007-1211
800-77-OXFAM
www.oxfamamerica.org

Plan USA
Asia Disaster
155 Plan Way
Warwick, RI 02886
800-556-7918
www.planusa.org

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1396
888-728-7228 ext 5839
www.pcusa.org/pda

Project Concern International
5151 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 320
San Diego, CA 92123
858-279-9690
www.projectconcern.org

Project HOPE
Asia Tsunami Response
255 Carter Hall Lane
Millwood, VA 22646
800-544-4673
www.projecthope.org

Red Cross (American Red Cross)
International Response Fund
P.O. BOX 37243
Washington, DC 20013
800-HELP-NOW
www.redcross.org

Photo: Aerial view of devastation south of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.  (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Patrick M. Bonafede)

Refugees International
1705 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-828-0110
www.refugeesinternational.org

Relief International
Asia Earthquake Response
1575 Westwood Blvd., Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90024
800-573-3332
www.ri.org

Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)
South Asia Relief Fund
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA, 22313
800-SAL-ARMY
www.1800salarmy.org

Samaritan's Purse
P.O. Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607
Phone (828) 262-1980
Fax (828) 266-1053
www.samaritanspurse.org

Save the Children
54 Wilton Road
Westport, CT 06880
1-800-728-3843
www.savethechildren.org

Shelter For Life International
PO Box 1306
Oshkosh, WI 54903
(920) 426-1207
www.shelter.org

Stop Hunger Now
SE Asia Crisis
2501 Clark Ave, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27607
888-501-8440
www.stophungernow.org

Tearfund
100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 8QE
+44 (0) 20 8977 9144
www.tearfund.org

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
UUSC-UUA Tsunami Relief Fund
P.O. Box 845259
Boston, MA 02284-5259
617-868-6600
www.uusc.org

United Methodist Committee on Relief
Advance #274305, South Asia Emergency
475 Riverside Drive
Room 330
New York, NY 10115
212-870-3815
www.methodistrelief.org

United Way International
United Way South Asia Response Fund
701 N Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
703-519-0092
www.unitedway.org/tsunamiresponse

US Fund for UNICEF
Tsunami Relief Fund
333 E. 38th Street
New York, NY 10016
800-4-UNICEF
www.unicefusa.org

Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF)
1725 Eye Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
202-483-9222
www.vvaf.org

Water Missions International
P.O. Box 31258
Charleston, SC 29417
843-769-7395
www.watermissions.org

World Concern
Asia Earthquake and Tsunami
19303 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
800-755-5022
www.worldconcern.org

World Emergency Relief
2270-D Camino Vida Roble
Carlsbad, CA 92009
760-930-8001
www.worldemergencyrelief.org

World Hope International
Asia Relief
P.O. Box 96338
Washington DC 20090
888-466-4673
www.worldhope.org

World Relief
SE Asia Earthquake/Tsunamis
7 East Baltimore St
Baltimore MD 21202
800-535-5433
www.worldrelief.org

World Vision
P.O. Box 70288
Tacoma, WA 98481-0288
888-56-CHILD
www.worldvision.org

Listing an institution or organization on this Web site does not refer to programmatic capability nor does it confer any official status, approval, or endorsement of the institution or organization itself It is not the purpose of this Web site to make, or enable to be made, any representation to the public concerning the organization other than that such listing is for information purposes. The use of any trade, firm, or organizational name is solely for the information and convenience of the site’s visitors. Any contributions you choose to make from links to this Web site are in your sole discretion.

NOTE: Contributions to foreign organizations are generally not tax-deductible, unless permitted by a tax treaty. Please check with your tax advisor or the IRS for more information.

If you would like to add your organization to this list, please register your organization with USAID's Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) Registry.

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