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Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004-05

Tsunami Relief: Where to Give

Below is a list of aid agencies collecting donations for the victims of the deadly tsunami that struck southern Asia:

Action Against Hunger

247 West 37th Street, Suite 1201

New York, N.Y. 10018

212-967-7800 x108


American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

South Asia Tsunami Relief

Box 321

847A Second Avenue

New York, N.Y. 10017

212-687-6200 ext. 851


88 Hamilton Ave

Stamford, CT 06902


American Jewish World Service

45 West 36th Street, 10th Floor

New York, N.Y. 10018


AFSC Crisis Fund

American Friends Service Committee Crisis Fund

1501 Cherry Street

Philadelphia, Pa. 19102

1-888-588-2372, ext. 1

American Red Cross

International Response Fund

P.O. Box 37243

Washington, D.C. 20013


Asia Relief

19409 Olive Tree Way

Gaithersburg, Md. 20879



CARE — Asia Quake Disaster

151 Ellis Street NE

Atlanta, GA 30303-2440

1-800-521-CARE ext. 999

Outside the U.S., call 404-681-2552

Catholic Relief Services

Tsunami Emergency

P.O. Box 17090

Baltimore, Md. 21203-7090


Direct Relief International

27 South La Patera Lane

Santa Barbara, Calif. 93117


Doctors Without Borders

P.O. Box 1856

Merrifield, Va. 22116-8056


Food for the Hungry, Inc.

Food for the Hungry

Asia Quake Relief

1224 E. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85034


IMHO - Sri Lanka

International Medical Health Organization (for Sri Lanka only)


PO Box 901

Bel Air, MD 21014

International Medical Corps

Earthquake/Tsunami Relief

1919 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300

Santa Monica, Calif. 90404


Islamic Relief USA

Southeast Asia Earthquake Emergency

P.O. Box 6098

Burbank, Calif. 91510


Lutheran World Relief

South Asia Tsunami

PO Box 17061

Baltimore, MD 21298-9832

800-LWR-LWR-2 (800-597-5972)

Mercy Corps

Southeast Asia Earthquake Response

Dept. W

P.O. Box 2669

Portland, Ore. 97208


Network for Good

Donate to multiple organizations online.

Operation USA

8320 Melrose Avenue, Suite 200 Los Angles, Calif. 90069


Oxfam America

Asian Earthquake Fund

PO Box 1211

Albert Lea, MN 56007-1211


Relief International

Tsunami Relief

1575 Westwood Blvd. Suite #201

Los Angeles, CA 90024


Save The Children

Asia Earthquake/Tidal Wave Relief Fund

54 Wilton Road

Westport, Conn. 06880


Stop Hunger Now

SE Asia crisis

2501 Clark Ave, Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27607


Tamil Rehabilitation Org.

517 Old Town Road

Cumberland, Md 21502


US Fund for UNICEF

General Emergency Fund

333 E. 38th Street

New York, NY 10016


United Way

United Way South Asia Response Fund

c/o United Way International

701 North Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA, 22314, USA

For stock gift or bank wire transfer instructions, please call +1-703-519-0092, x113.

Note: All gifts are tax deductible in the U.S.

World Vision

P.O. Box 70288

Tacoma, WA 98481-0288


World Concern

Asia Earthquake and Tsunami

19303 Fremont Avenue North

Seattle, WA 98133


World Emergency Relief

2270-D Camino Vida Roble

Carlsbad, CA 92009


World Relief

7 E. Baltimore St

Baltimore, MD 21202


More on How to Help

USAID has compiled a list of agencies accepting donations for assistance they or their affiliates are providing to those affected by the earthquake and tsunamis:

InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations, has more information on groups accepting donations for immediate relief assistance for tsunami victims.

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