Disaster Relief and APSA
Many are being affected by floods, earthquakes, droughts, epidemics, civil unrest, and other disasters.
How can you help?* A partial list of organizations are found below, but is by no means exhaustive. APSA encourages you to contact any organization you wish to support that is not shown here. Regardless, please consider offering your support. If you are unable to help at this time, please know that rebuilding processes require time and the need for aid will remain great going forward.
The following humanitarian agencies are dedicated to
providing support specifically for the Pakistan flooding relief
International Rescue Committee
The following humanitarian agencies are dedicated to providing support specifically for the Haitian relief effort:
Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) - HAS provides medical care and community health and development programs for more than 300,000 impoverished people in the Artibonite Valley of central Haiti.
International Red Cross - The American Red Cross is also collecting donations via cell phone -- Text "Haiti" to the cell number 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti. The charge will appear on your cell phone bill.
Partners in Health - This group dedicated to providing the global poor with preferential health care options is collecting donations to provide supplies to hospitals and health groups in Haiti. Help is urgently needed.
If you are thinking about traveling to Haiti to participate in relief efforts, please review the CDC Guidance for Relief Workers and Others Traveling to Haiti for Earthquake Response, issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Jan. 16.
The following humanitarian agencies also request support to respond to the earthquake's aftermath:
Friends of the Orphans - Friends of the Orphans supports a network of nine orphanages and their outreach programs in Latin America and the Caribbean, including one now-damaged pediatric hospital in Haiti, Hôpital Saint Damien – Chateaublond.
* Posting of any of the above organizations is not meant to imply endorsement by APSA. APSA is not responsible for the use of funds donated to these entities.