What you can do to help tsunami victims in Southeast Asia

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Posted by Marta Evry on December 28, 2004 at 12:42:51:

If you've been watching the scenes of devastation unfolding in Southeast Asia, you may be wondering by now if there's anything you can do to help. Unfortunately, the United States government has so far only committed 15 million dollars to the relief efforts, so it looks like private donations will be needed from around the world to provide the billions needed for relief and reconstruction. The following is a list of charitable organizations that appeared in today's LA Times. I know most of us are tapped out because of the holidays, but I'm sure any donation, no matter how small, will be appreciated.
Thank you.
How to Send Help
These aid agencies are among those accepting contributions for assistance that they or their affiliates will provide for those affected by the earthquake and tidal waves in Asia:
American Jewish World Service
45 West 36th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
800-889-7146 www.ajws.org
American Red Cross
International Response Fund
PO Box 37243
Washington, DC 20013
800-HELP NOW www.redcross.org
Catholic Relief Services
PO Box 17090
Baltimore, MD 21203-7090
800-736-3467 www.catholicrelief.org
Direct Relief International
27 South La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
805-964-4767 www.directrelief.org
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres
PO Box 2247
New York, NY 10116-2247
888-392-0392 www.doctorswithoutborders.org
International Medical Corps
11500 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 506
Los Angeles, CA 90064
800-481-4462 www.imcworldwide.org
International Orthodox Christian Charities
Middle East Crisis Response
PO Box 630225
Baltimore, MD 21263-0225
877-803-4622 www.iocc.org
Mercy Corps
PO Box 2669
Portland, OR 97208
800-852-2100 www.mercycorps.org
Operation USA
8320 Melrose Avenue, Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90069
800-678-7255 www.opusa.org

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