Help en route to tornado victims – CNN Impact your World

A tornado swept through Henryville, Indiana, 20 miles north of Louisville, leveling neighborhoods, sending school buses into buildings and demolishing businesses.

By Julie Hays, CNN
updated 12:51 PM EST, Sat March 3, 2012
Disaster Relief organizations are mobilizing to help victims and begin cleanup

Hurricane Irene – Get Help Now – Red Cross

Hurricane Irene – Get Help Now

If you are affected by Hurricane Irene this page will show you how to get the help you need. Remember, be sure to follow the instructions of the authorities in your community, and stay tuned to your local media.

For more information on how the Red Cross is helping people affected by Hurricane Irene, please visit our Disaster Online Newsroom.

List Yourself as Safe and Well
If you have been affected by a disaster, this website provides a way for you to register yourself as “safe and well.” From a list of standard messages, you can select those that you want to communicate to your family members, letting them know of your well-being. Read More
Helpful Links
Red Cross Resources

Weather Information

Red Cross Social Media

State/Federal Information

Pets/Preparedness Information

Nursing and Health Related

CDC:

Information for Pregnant Women – Specific Emergencies
Disaster Information for People With Chronic Conditions and Disabilities
Key Facts About Hurricane Readiness
Coping With a Disaster or Traumatic Event
Prevent Illness After a Disaster
Resources for Preventing Injury After a Disaster
Returning Home After a Disaster: Be Healthy and Safe
Protect Yourself from Animal- and Insect-Related Hazards After a Disaster
Diseases & Conditions
Life Stages & Specific Populations

FDA:
What Consumers Need to Know About Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods
FDA Offers Tips about Medical Devices and Hurricane Disasters
Floods, Hurricanes Power Outages
FDA Hurricane Preparedness Checklist for Food, Water, and Medical Supplies

National Shelter System
National Shelter System
Find a Shelter
donate page
Source: Red Cross

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Effort

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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Effort

Hope for Haiti – Telethon

Hope for Haiti Telethon

Hope for Haiti Telethon

  • Find your Loved Ones

The U.S. State Department has set up a hotline for information on family members who may be in Haiti: (888) 407.4747.
This number is for information on U.S. citizens in Haiti only. For all Nationalities, you can use their online Person Finder Tool.
• Are you searching for a family member or friend?
Upload their photo on iReport

  • Texting Donations
You can also text donations for Haiti relief from your cell phone. In addition to your donation amount, standard text messaging fees will apply.

Red Cross: Text HAITI to 90999 ($10 donation)
UNICEF: Text UNICEF to 20222 ($10 donation)
Clinton Foundation: Text HAITI to 20222 ($10 donation)
Yele Haiti: Text YELE to 501501 ($5 donation)
United Way: Text HAITI to 864833 ($5 donation)
Intl Medical Corps: Text HAITI to 85944 ($10 donation)
World Food Program: Text: FRIENDS to 90999 ($5 donation)
UN Foundation: Text CERF to 90999 ($5 donation)
Compassion Intl: Text DISASTER to 90999 ($10 donation)
Intl Rescue Committee Text: HAITI to 25383 ($5 donation)
The Salvation Army: Text HAITI to 52000 ($10 donation)
Cure Intl: Text CURE to 85944 ($10 donation)
Oxfam: Text OXFAM to 25383 ($10 donation)
Samaritan’s Purse: Text SP to 85944 ($10 donation)

From Canada:
Salvation Army in Canada: Text HAITI to 45678 ($5 donation)
Plan Canada: Text HAITI to 30333 ($5 donation)

From the United Kingdom:
Disasters Emergency Committee: Text GIVE to 70077 (£5 Pounds)

From France:
French Red Cross: Text HAITI to 80222 (1 Euro)

  • You can make a Difference: Volunteer
You can make a difference by offering your time. Several Haiti relief organizations are seeking volunteer assistance, especially those with prior disaster relief experience, those with Medical Training and those fluent in French and Haitian Creole. These organizations are accepting all applications:
• Center for International Disaster Information accepts applications for all types of volunteers. This database is then provided to agencies that are working in the disaster location. – CIDI Volunteer Hotline 703-276-1914
• International Medical Corps is quickly assembling additional medical teams to join their emergency response in Haiti. They also need non-medical volunteers for these teams and for their offices in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and London.
• Healing Hands for Haiti is looking especially for health care professionals. They are also accepting applications for support volunteers.
• Catholic Medical Mission Board is accepting applications for licensed healthcare professionals to volunteer in Haiti for either a short mission of a few weeks or a longer commitment of a year.
• National Nurses United has launched a relief effort to send registered nurses to Haiti. Their RN Response Network is accepting applications from Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.
• Heart to Heart International is accepting Medical volunteers to go to Haiti. They need volunteers to assemble hygiene kits at their Global Distribution Center in Kansas City, KS.
• Beyond Borders has applications for medical professionals, translators, and volunteers with other skills to go to Haiti.
• Feed My Starving Children needs volunteers at their food-packing sites in the Twin Cities, MN and Chicagoland, IL.
• MedShare is calling for volunteers to help sort and pack surplus medical supplies at two daily volunteer sessions at their Distribution Centers located in Atlanta, GA and San Leandro, CA
Source: CNN – IMPACT YOUR WORLD

Earthquake in Haiti – Help lines – Sitios de Ayuda

Detalles para ayudar o comunicarse con Haiti

  • To help, simply text “HAITI” to “90999” and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill.
  • Or you can go online to organizations like the Red Cross and Mercy Corps to make a contribution to the disaster relief efforts.
  • The State Department Operations Center has set up the following number for Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747 (due to heavy volume, some callers may receive a recording).
  • Our embassy is still in the early stages of contacting American Citizens through our Warden Network. Communications are very difficult within Haiti at this time.

Source: State Department of United States

American Red Cross

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