Ways to HELP those in need of Disaster Relief!

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Unfortunately, there are more natural disasters that are causing major destruction and leaving so many people in devastation and in need of disaster relief. There are many ways to help those in need. Doing something for others can make your heart feel happy! Here's how to help!

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Mediterranean storm Daniel caused catastrophic flooding on Sunday (9/10/23) hitting the hardest in eastern Libya whipping out entire neighborhoods / areas. Thousands were killed and injured and thousands more are missing as rescue, recovery and relief efforts are in full force. Here are ways to help those in need.

International Committee of the Red Cross
ICRC is well known for assistance it provides Libya. They're on the ground now helping those in need. Donate here

International Medical Corps
Funds help to provide Libyans with immedicate needs of shelter, water, mobile health sevices and sanitation. Donate here.

Libya in the UK Emergency appeal- Storm Daniel
Go Fund Me. It will help get provisions that include food, non-food items, and emergency shelter.

Storm Daniel Eastern Libya Relief
Go Fund Me. Funds will be donated to the Libyan Red Crescent and Boy Scout organizations actively helping those displaced and in need.

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A powerful earthquake, the strongest to hit Morocco in over a century, struck Friday night (9/8/23). Thousands of people were killed, and many more injured with hundreds of thousands facing severe damage in the areas they call home. Here are ways to help those very much in need.

Banque Alimentaire
Food bank / organization collects food and distributes to people in need. Donate here

High Atlas Foundation
Morocco-based U.S. nonprofit providing food, water and shelter to families in the High Atlas Mountains displaced by the earthquake. Long-term restoration and rebuilding.

International Federation of the Red Cross
Working with Moraccan Red Crescent to assist in rescue operations on the ground. Providing first aid and psychological support to the injured. Donate here.

International Medical Corps
Work with the World Health Oranization to send medical units and supplies to Morocco. Many international health care specialists are on call to provide assistance. Donate here

World Central Kitchen
Chef José Andrés and teams provides meals on the front lines of disasters. Donate here

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Relief for those in Florida struck by the devastation of Hurricane Idalia (8/30/23)

The Florida Disaster Fund
has been activated to help in rebuilding and recovery efforts. Funds are distributed to nonprofit community groups that directly serve affected areas.

American Red Cross
You can specify support going to Hurricane Idalia Relief
1-800-HELP NOW

Salvation Army / Florida Divisional Response Hurricane Idalia
1-800-SAL-ARMY / Text STORM to 51555 / helpsalvationarmy.org

United Way of Florida / United 4 Florida a disaster recovery fund! Plus a Helpline 211 directing people to shelters, food/clothing distributions, volunteer opportunities and other resources.

PAWS Humane Society
Paws Humane Society and Florida Urgent Rescue joined together to help animals that are victims of Hurricane Idalia.

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Several Residents of the Parmer Lane Fire / Cedar Park and the Sonora Apartments in North ATX are still in need of help. WarnCentralTexas.org get alerts!

Austin Disaster Relief
13801 Burnet Road, Suite 100, ATX 78727
Disaster Survivor Hotline: 512-806-0800
Parmer Lane Fire / Cedar Park & Sonora Apartments North ATX

American Red Cross Central and South Texas Region
Central Texas Headquaters in Austin Volunteers needed
2218 Pershing Drive, ATX 78723 512-928-4271 1-800-RED-CROSS

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Recovery efforts continue in Hawai‘i and Maui counties, including Lāhainā due to the widespread wildfires that left a path of destruction, causing a great loss of life and extensive damage. (8/8/23)

Maui Strong Fund / Hawaii Community Foundation
Providing financial resources quickly to help focus on rapid response and recovery. The funds will support the needs for shelter, food, financial assistance and other services that will help support those in need.

Maui Fire and Disaster Relief / United Way
100% of the donations stay in Hawaii

Maui Food Bank
Every $1 donated can provide 4 meals.
Donate online Hold a Virtual Food Drive

Salvation Army Hawaii
100% of the donations designated 'disaster relief' help provide food, emotional and spiritual care to survivors of the Maui wildfires.

Maui Humane Society
Helping Pets and Pet Parents stay together in the shelters. Providing medical attention, food and supplies for furbabies / their families. Reuniting families! Donate to help with the fire disaster relief! MHS FB

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