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Haitian Earthquake Relief Resources

Businesses that want to donate equipment and large scale commodities may donate through the following organizations:

United States Government:

         Department of State Global Partnership Initiative: http://www.state.gov/s/partnerships/

         USAID: http://www.usaid.gov/

         OFDA: http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/disaster_assistance/

         CIDI: http://www.cidi.org/

Private Sector:

         US Chamber of Commerce BCLC: http://www.uschamber.com/bclc/haitiearthquakeresponse.htm

         Clinton Foundation: http://www.clintonfoundation.org/haitiearthquake/

UN Agencies:

         UN and the Private Sector: http://business.un.org/en/documents/6452

         UNICEF: http://www.unicef.org/

         World Food Program: http://www.wfp.org/

         WHO: http://www.who.int/en/

         Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: http://ochaonline.un.org/

 

In addition to equipment and commodities, agencies with services such as medical, volunteers, Search and Rescue, etc. should contact the United Nations agencies listed above or work through a Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) listed below.

NGOS: 

Cash donations (which are preferred at this time) from individuals or private sector can be made through the following websites. 

         InterAction: http://www.interaction.org/crisis-list/earthquake-haiti

         AidMatrix: http://www.aidmatrix.org/haiti.htm

         ALAN: http://www.aidmatrix.org/alan/about.html

         CIDI: http://www.cidi.org/

If Donors do not feel comfortable donating to these organizations, they are encouraged to donate to local offices of the American Red Cross (https://american.redcross.org) or Salvation Army (http://www.salvationarmy.org/ihq/www_sa.nsf).

Locating Family in Haiti:

The State Department Operations Center has set up the following phone number for Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747 (due to heavy volume, some callers may receive a recording). You can also send an email to the State Department.  Please be aware that communications within Haiti are very difficult at this time.