Chile earthquake relief: How to help

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Here is a list of ways you can help thousands are believed to have been left homeless following the aftermath of the magnitude-8.8 quake in Chile yesterday. The following organizations have confirmed that they are responding in Chile:

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is making funds available for relief operations in Chile while also helping people in Hawaii prepare for a possible tsunami. Donate to the American Red Cross.

AmeriCares
AmeriCares is sending a rapid response team to help provide disaster relief in Chile.  Medicines, medical supplies and other humanitarian aid are being readied for immediate shipment. Donate to AmeriCares.

Direct Relief International
Direct Relief International has offered assistance to Chilean authorities, emergency relief organizations, and U.S.-based partners working in Chile. Donate to Direct Relief International.

Operation USA
Operation USA is sending medical aid to Chile as necessary as part of the relief efforts following the earthquake. Donate to Operation USA.

OXFAM America
Oxfam is flying in an emergency team to assess the disaster and prepare a response. Donate to OXFAM America.

World Vision International
World Vision is getting ready to transport emergency relief supplies and to send more staff to support the relief response. Donate to World Vision International.

Chile country profiles: BBC, Wikipedia, Lonely Planet

[via Yahoo! News]

1 COMMENT

  1. Berkunjung ke Rumah “Tim Penilai”…siapa tau bisa KKN…wkwkwkwkwkMa’af Pak…numpang Parkir :)

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