Contributing to Humanitarian Missions in Iraq

In response to the overwhelming need for humanitarian
intervention in Iraq, InterAction?an organization of 160 U.S.-based
relief, development, and assistance agencies?has created a web
guide to member groups that will be providing services to the
region once the war is over. Most notable is InterAction
affiliates? commitment ?to assure accountability to donors,
professional competence, and quality of service.? Organizations
listed in their web guide include:

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

?Since 1995, the ADRA network has been working in northern Iraq
with local partners and has built five schools and four health
centers. [ADRA] is planning to open a temporary office in Amman,
Jordan, and it is pre-positioning itself to meet the immediate
needs of the Iraqi people and will open an office in Baghdad as
quickly as possible.?

International Catholic Migration Commission

?ICMC is planning to provide protection and support for extremely
vulnerable individuals (including the infirm elderly, the
physically and mentally disabled, the ill, and unaccompanied
minors) within refugee populations affected by the current
emergency in Iraq.?

Mercy Corps
?Mercy Corps and its global partner Peace Winds Japan are operating
programs that are providing critical medical, shelter, and social
care assistance to more than 300,000 in northern Iraq. Mercy Corps
staff in Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Jordan, the West Bank have also drawn
up an Iraq response plan to deliver food, water, shelter and
medicine to nearly 700,000 refugees over the next six months.?

Stop Hunger Now (SHN)
?SHN is providing aid for the purchase of emergency food boxes that
will each feed a family of four in Iraq for four weeks. SHN is
partnering with the Middle East Council of Churches and the Islamic
Relief Agency.?

For a complete list of affiliates and how you can contribute,
visit the Disaster Response page of the InterAction web site.

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Disaster Response Page

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