Updated: May 12, 2015
Another earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday, just three weeks after the massive 7.8 quake that killed more than 8,000 people. Tuesday’s 7.3 temblor already caused a rising number of deaths, and flattened some buildings, which had withstood the previous earthquake.
Below is the original post with a list of relief organizations working to help Nepal.
Many aid organizations are working in the region to help with rescue and recovery. CNN has a good list of what each charity is doing in Nepal. Charity Navigator has a list of organizations working in Nepal, which have high ratings for effective work.
Here’s a more extensive list (from the NY Times):
Red Cross: redcross.org
The Nepal Red Cross Society .
American Jewish World Service: ajws.org
The Salvation Army: salvationarmyusa.org
International Medical Corps:internationalmedicalcorps.org
Handicap International: handicap-international.us
Unicef: www.unicefusa.org/nepal Toll free: 1-800-FOR-KIDS; Text “Nepal” to 864233 (UNICEF) to make a $10 donation. (As with any emergency, in the event that donations exceed anticipated needs, the U.S. Fund will redirect any excess funds to children in greatest need.)
Mercy Corps: mercycorps.org
Catholic Relief Services: crs.org
Habitat for Humanity International: habitat.org
Global Giving: globalgiving.org
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee: jdc.org
World Vision: worldvision.org
United Nations World Food Program: wfp.org
Samaritan’s Purse: samaritanspurse.org
Save the Children: savethechildren.org
Lutheran World Relief: lwr.org
The Jewish Federations of North America: jewishfederations.org
SOS: Children’s Villages International: sos-childrensvillages.org
Doctors Without Borders: donate.doctorswithoutborders.org
MAP International: mapinternational.org