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CARE International - Belgium

CARE is one of the world's largest private international humanitarian organisations, committed to helping families in poor communities improve their lives and achieve lasting victories over poverty. With programmes in over 72 countries, CARE touches the lives of over 30 million of the world's...

World Food Programme (WFP) - Turkey

World Food Program (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger. WFP uses its food to meet emergency needs and support economic and social development. It also provides the logistics support necessary to get food aid to the right people at the right time and in...

World Vision - Hong Kong

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working for the well being of all people, especially children. Through emergency relief, education, health care, economic development and by raising public awareness they seek to promote the situation of the needy and provide for their...

MAP International - Bolivia

Partners with the pharmaceutical industry to bring donated medicines and medical supplies to those in need, and continues to develop standards to encourage the ethical and efficient use of donated medicines.

Volunteer Center of Huntsville & Madison County

The Volunteer Center of Madison County was created in 1969 as a clearing-house to link new volunteers with non-profit organisations, annually recruiting, training and managing more than 10,000 volunteers. Their aim is to provide community solutions to community problems, supporting special events...

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is a faith-based organisation committed to providing aid in disaster areas, through funding or volunteer services.

Disaster Mental Health Institute-In progress

The mission of the Disaster Mental Health Institute is the promotion, development, and application of both practice and research in disaster mental health. Its' purpose is to research issues relating to disaster mental health and provide education for the benefit of those dealing with victims of...

Emercom Association

In 1994 Russian President Yeltsin created a new Russian Ministry called the Russian Federation's Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and the Elimination of the Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM). Emercom is Russia's emergency response team, designed to contain emergency situations that...

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Guide for Effective Aid - Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO)

The South American branch of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has prepared a set of guidelines to assist relief organisations in sending effective aid to support disasters. The guidelines advise on what a relief organisation should do immediately after a disaster. Also listed are items that...

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Good Practice Reviews from the Overseas Development Institute

Good Practice Reviews from the Overseas Development Institute offers a series of good practice publications directed toward the humanitarian field.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Sri Lanka

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is present in 166 countries working with them on their own solutions to global and...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Kazakhstan

The United National Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP works with them on their own solutions to global...

VIDA USA (Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance)

VIDA has been serving underprivileged communities in Latin America since 1991 by providing them with medicines, medical supplies and equipment donated to us by San Francisco Bay Area hospitals, clinics and individuals. Through such donations we helped to provide care for over 4 million people in...

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Bangladesh

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is an international aid agency that works with communities and governments in 190 countries for the survival, development and protection of children worldwide. In Bangladesh, UNICEF's activities include emergency flood relief, immunization and nutritional...

British Embassy in Quito, Ecuador

The British Embassy in Quito, Ecuador, contributes towards development and technical assistance programmes in Ecuador. The Embassy finances several projects focused in areas such as human rights, drug trafficking, organized crime, countering terrorism and weapons, climate change, the environment...

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Role of Employee Engagement in Disaster Response: Learning from Experience

Role of Employee Engagement in Disaster Response: Learning from Experience, a report, discusses the role of businesses in the relief, recovery and reconstruction process, of natural disasters. It presents an eight point plan for developing an employee engagement approach to disaster response....

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP)

Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) is a worldwide network dedicated to improving the quality and accountability of humanitarian action. ALNAP has a database which holds over 360 evaluative reports of humanitarian action and another database...

Hope International Ministries

Hope International Ministries is a crisis relief agency that started in 2003. It provides necessities for families or individuals in need. It provides by donating them such items as food, clothing, toys, baby items, dishes and household items, furniture, appliances, transitional housing, employment...

Krishna Veni Mahila Mandali

Krishna Veni Mahila Mandali is a non-profit women's welfare association helping with the developments in rural and urban slums where poverty is a major problem. It provides education and training, health care, food, spiritual, moral and physical support to the Indian communities.

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International - Ecuador

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International is an independent humanitarian agency committed to individual and community development, and disaster relief. ADRA helps people in need, particularly women, children, and the elderly. ADRA serves people regardless of ethnic,...