Thursday, May 8, 2008

Please Help Burmese People Before they Die !!!


Cyclone Nargis in Burma has killed tens of thousands of people and left up to one million homeless .Burmese state media say 22,980 people were killed by Nargis but there are fears the figure could rise to 100,000.

If we cannot physical help ,we should atleast help the people who are doing the relief efforts .On behalf of UCF I urge you to Please Donate Now to whichever organization you are comfortable with ...Please Donate any amount ..every penny counts .....

Below is the list of websites where you can donate online !

Cyclone Nargis;
Donate $25 to help children and families devasted by flooding

Help Myanmar's Victims
Provide 70, 135, 205lbs of aid or more to cyclone victims in Burma.

Burma Disaster Relief

Action Against Hunger; preparing to launch an emergency intervention of water purifying tablets, water, rehabilitation/protection of water points, essential non-food items and emergency shelters, hygiene promotion, environmental clearing/clean up, food, cash and/or vouchers

ActionAid; working in Irrawaddy, identifying the key needs of the affected population along with local partners to supply funding and emergency response

Air Serv; is preparing to be a first responder, with helicopters ready to deliver crucial supplies and relief workers

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC); mobilizing large-scale relief effort with international partners; dispatching rescue workers; sending medical supplies; assessing longer-term development needs

American Red Cross; has pledged funds and supplies in support of Myanmar Red Cross's efforts distributing drinking water, clothing, food, plastic tarpaulins and hygiene kits

American Refugee Committee; working to distribute emergency supplies; pending approval of entry visas a rapid assessment team will be deployed to the region

AmeriCares; assembling life-saving medical and other humanitarian supplies to be shipped immediately to partners on the ground in Myanmar

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team; sending a relief team from SE Asia to Burma

Baptist World Alliance; has pledged $50,000 to assist with emergency relief efforts and is coordinating relief efforts with Baptists around the world

Catholic Relief Services; supporting the emergency relief and response efforts of the Caritas Internationalis network

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee; is appealing for funds and planning immediate intervention that includes shelter, water, and kitchen and medical supplies

Church World Service; coordinating relief operations with a comprehensive assessment on-going

Direct Relief International; partnering in Thailand and other neighboring countries to offer assistance to medical relief efforts for people affected by the storm

Doctors Without Borders; distributing food, plastic sheeting, jerry cans and fuel for water pumps, and treating water; planning a mosquito-net distribution in the coming days to prevent malaria and and dengue fever

Global Giving; providing emergency medical care, shelter, water and food and other immediate needs

Habitat for Humanity; assembling a technical team to partner with other organizations in support of long-term shelter reconstruction efforts

International Committee of the Red Cross; distributing preliminary and essential relief items - mosquito nets, tarpaulins, water and purification tablets

International Medical Corps; securing emergency supplies including medical supplies, blankets, water purification tablets, sanitation items and hygiene kits

International Rescue Committee; deploying operations, logistics, water and sanitation experts and hopes to bring in medical staff soon for an operation that would provide clean water, sanitation services, shelter materials, other urgent supplies and health care

Latter-day Saint Charities; have a field team in-country and cooperating with other international agencies in disaster response

Lutheran World Relief; assessing the situation and planning a response on behalf of the Action by Churches Together (ACT) network

MAP International; working with partner organizations on the ground in Myanmar and other international agencies in order to assess the situation and respond

Mercy Corps; helping partners on the ground bring relief to affected families

Operation USA; responding with shelter, water purification and health care supplies after an assessment is completed by staff currently in the area

Oxfam; sending aid through partner organizations with a mixture of cash funding, technical expertise and equipment where required

Save the Children; distributing food, plastic sheeting, water purification tablets and other non food items

The Salvation Army; dispensing rice, clean water and other relief

UNICEF; providing child protection, water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition and education

United Methodist Committee on Relief; continues to monitor the situation and expects to respond to help the people of Myanmar recover as opportunities become available

World Concern; pending a needs-assessment, expecting that to follow-up with food, water, and other basic needs

World Food Programme; distributing food in cyclone-damaged areas of Yangon

World Vision; providing assistance in the form of zinc sheets, tents, tarpaulins, and medicine

ADRA International
Myanmar Cyclone Fund
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(800) 424-ADRA ext. 2372
  • Action Against Hunger
    247 W. 37th St., 10th Floor
    New York, NY 10018
    (877) 777-1420
  • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
    JDC: Myanmar Cyclone Relief
    P.O. Box 530
    132 East 43rd St.
    New York, NY 10017
    (212) 687-6200
  • American Jewish World Service
    45 W. 36th St., 11th Floor
    New York, NY 10016
    (800) 889-7146
  • American Red Cross
    International Response Fund
    P.O. Box 37243
    Washington, DC 20013
    (800) HELP-NOW
  • American Refugee Committee
    430 Oak Grove St., Suite 204
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (612) 872-7602}
  • AmeriCares
    88 Hamilton Ave.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (800) 486-4357
  • Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team
    6810 Tilden Lane
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301) 984-0217
  • Baptist World Aid
    Myanmar (or Burma) Relief
    405 North Washington St.
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703) 790-8980
  • CARE
    151 Ellis Street N.E.
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    (800) 521-2273
  • CHF International
    8601 Georgia Ave., 800
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (866) 779-2CHF
  • Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)
    2850 Kalamazoo Ave., S.E.
    Grand Rapids, MI 49560-0600
    (800) 55-CRWRC
  • Church World Service
    28606 Phillips St., P.O. Box 968
    Elkhart, IN 46515
    (800) 297-1516
  • Concern Worldwide U.S.
    104 East 40th St., Suite 903
    New York, NY 10016
    (212) 557-8000
  • Direct Relief International
    27 South La Patera Lane
    Santa Barbara, CA 93117
    (805) 964-4767
  • Episcopal Relief and Development
    815 Second Ave., 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10017
    (800) 334-7626
  • Food for the Hungry
    1224 East Washington St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    (800) 248-6437
  • Habitat for Humanity International
    Cyclone Nargis
    121 Habitat St.
    Americus, GA 31709-3498
    (800) HABITAT
  • International Medical Corps
    1919 Santa Monica Blvd.
    Suite 400
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (800) 481-4462
  • International Relief Teams
    Attn: Myanmar Cyclone
    4560 Alvarado Canyon Road, Suite 2G
    San Diego, CA 92120
    (619) 284-7979
  • International Rescue Committee
    (Note on checks: Myanmar)
    P.O. Box 96651
    Washington, DC 20090-6651
    (877) REFUGEE
  • Latter-day Saint Charities
    50 East North Temple, 7th Floor
    Salt Lake City, UT 84150
    (800) 453-3860, ext. 23544
  • Lutheran World Relief
    P.O. Box 17061
    Baltimore, MD 21298-9832
    (800) 597-5972
  • MAP International Donor Member Services
    Myanmar Assistance
    P.O. Box 7020
    Albert Lea, MN 56007-9931
    (800) 225-8550
  • Mercy Corps
    Myanmar Cyclone Fund
    P.O. Box 2669
    Portland, OR 97208
  • Operation USA
    Memo "Myanmar Cyclone"
    3617 Hayden Ave., Suite A
    Culver City, CA 90232
    (800) 678-7255
  • Project HOPE
    255 Carter Hall Lane
    Millwood, VA 22646
    (800) 544-4673
  • Relief International
    1575 Westwood Blvd., Suite 200
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
    (310) 478-1200
  • Save the Children USA
    54 Wilton Road
    Westport, CT 06880
    (800) 728-3843
  • United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
    3019674 Myanmar Emergency
    P.O. Box 9068
    New York, NY 10087
    (800) 554-8583
  • Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
    UUSC-UUA Burma Cyclone Relief Fund
    P.O. Box 845259
    Boston, MA 02284-5259
    (800) 388-3920
  • U.S. Fund for UNICEF
    125 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor
    New York, NY 10038
    (800) 4UNICEF
  • World Concern
    19303 Fremont Ave. N.
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (800) 755-5022, ext.7706
  • World Emergency Relief
    P.O. Box 131570
    Carlsbad, CA 92013
    (888) 484-4543
  • World Vision
    P.O. Box 9716
    Federal Way, WA 98063
    (888) 56-CHILD
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