GOAL: international humanitarian agency dedicated to the alleviation of suffering amongst the poorest of the poor


or mail a cheque to: PO Box 19, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

Direct Relief International: charity focused on health, and disaster relief, highly regarded for their efficiency and effective use of donations


or send a cheque to: 27 S. La Patera Lane, Santa Barbara, CA93117, USA

Christian Aid: works wherever the need is greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations, which are best placed to understand local needs.


or mail a cheque to: FREEPOST, LondonSE1 7YY, United Kingdom

Islamic Relief strives to alleviate the suffering, hunger, illiteracy & aims to provide rapid relief in the event of man-made or natural disasters

https://www.islamic-relief.com/submenu/help/signin.asp (requires a quick registration)

https://www.irw.org/donate/ (for North American people making donations)

Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD): the official overseas relief agency for the Catholic Church in the UK.


All of the above listed agencies/organisations state on their website that all their efforts are made without prejudice to the nationality, color, race or religion of recipients. They are also international organisations which operate free of political will or pressure from any particular government.

* List compiled with the help of www.news.bbc.co.uk

MORE CHARITIES LISTED: http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/asiapcf/12/27/quake.aidsites/