Largest Alliance of U.S. NGOs Coordinate Massive Haiti Relief Efforts

15 Jan, 2010, 18:27 ET from InterAction

InterAction Member Organizations Have Committed and Raised a Combined Total of $100 Million

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Haiti continues to cope with the after effects of its worst earthquake in 200 years, a growing list of InterAction member organizations are working to provide humanitarian assistance in the country. To date, 1,500 aid workers are in Haiti and organizations have committed and raised a combined total of $100 million to support relief efforts.

InterAction continues to coordinate with these member organizations -- many with decades of experience working within Haiti -- to provide up-to-date information about who is responding to the crisis and how.

A regularly updated list of agencies responding to the crisis in Haiti is available at:  http://www.interaction.org/crisis-list/earthquake-haiti

InterAction has also developed guidelines on the most appropriate ways to help those affected by overseas disasters: http://www.interaction.org/how-help

For more information about appropriate disaster relief volunteering offers, visit the Center for International Disaster Information's website: www.cidi.org

InterAction is the largest alliance US-based nongovernmental international humanitarian relief and development organizations with 190 members. Our members operate in every developing country, working with local communities to overcome poverty and suffering by helping to improve their quality of life.

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