Myanmar cyclone: How you can help

A list of relief organisations taking donations for victims of the Myanmar cyclone.

    Emergency aid will prevent disease and help survivors rebuild their lives [Reuters]


    Emergency relief organisations around the world are appealing for funds to help survivors of the deadly cyclone in Myanmar.


    Most are appealing for cash rather than donated goods, which they say enables them to target aid most efficiently and where it is most urgently needed.


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    Here are some of the organisations who have launched emergency appeals. Many are taking international donations by credit card, or through local banks:


    Click on the names of the organisations to link to their websites



      - The United Nations' Childrens Fund


    World Food Programme


    The UK Disasters Emergency Committee

    is an umbrella organisation of 13 international relief charities, including the British Red Cross, Oxfam and Save the Children. It accepts donations from the UK and overseas.


    World Vision



    Save The Children

     (USA and international)


    Muslim Aid



    Medecins Sans Frontieres

    (list of offices worldwide)


    International Committee of the Red Cross/Red Crescent


    National branches of the Red Cross/Red Crescent may also be organising local appeals. For example:


    American Red Cross


    Malaysian Red Crescent


    Action Aid


    Adventist Development and Relief Agency


    Air Serv International


    Amercian Jewish Joint Distribution Committee


    Amercian Jewish World Service







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