AmeriCares is an emergency response and global health organization. They have sent an emergency response team from their offices in Mumbai to Nepal and are preparing shipments of medical aid and relief supplies for survivors.
To know more, please visit AmeriCares.
CARE describes itself as a humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. It has a long-established presence in Nepal, and is coordinating with other agencies to assist up to 75,000 people in Nepal.
To know more, please visit CARE.
Catholic Relief Services is the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic Church in the United States. It maintains field offices in Nepal and has started its relief effort by procuring emergency relief materials such as tarpaulins/shelter kits and water, sanitation and hygiene material.
For more information, please visit Catholic Relief Services.
Direct Relief is a nonprofit that specializes in providing international medical assistance. It is in the process of coordinating with local partners in Nepal and will focus its relief efforts on the valley around Kathmandu, where medical facilities are overflowing with patients seeking care.
To know more, please visit Direct Relief.
GlobalGiving is a charity fundraising website that has set up a fund specifically for Nepal relief efforts. The money collected will go to “help first responders meet survivors’ immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products, and shelter. Once initial relief work is complete, this fund will transition to support longer-term recovery efforts run by vetted local organizations, according to a post on the GlobalGiving site.
To know more, please visit GlobalGiving.
International Relief Teams is a humanitarian organization that specializes in disaster relief, and also has a four-star rating. They have ordered a shipment of emergency medicines to be airlifted to Nepal as soon as possible, as part of their initial response to earthquake victims.
To know more, please visit International Relief Teams.