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Find Out Where and How Relief International is Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic

Refugees, families displaced from their homes, and the people we serve in the world’s most fragile settings will be hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has officially reached all of the sixteen countries where Relief International works. Our teams are on the frontline every day, responding to outbreaks in the world’s most fragile settings.


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Delivering solutions for people in fragile settings

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ABOUT US

We specialize in fragile settings

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There is one constant in fragile settings: they don’t follow a pattern.

Today, we will work to deliver life-saving aid to millions of people living on the edge of survival. Tomorrow, when the crisis subsides, we will work alongside community members to restore job opportunities, build critical infrastructure, and develop education programs. And the day after that we will be ready for the next chapter. In fragile settings, every day brings new opportunities and fresh challenges.

Relief International has the experience and agility to meet the ever-changing needs of populations in vulnerable situations. We partner with them to develop a strategy for the future and create more enduring pathways to stability.

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What is a Fragile Setting?

Relief International goes where the needs are greatest

Conflict. Natural disasters. Chronic poverty.

These are some of the causes and consequences of fragility. People living in fragile settings are highly vulnerable. They face increased danger and live in areas with fewer means to cope with multiplying risks.

This is where we choose to work. Do you know which places are fragile?

Where We Work

We operate in 16 countries

Our core sectors

We invest in four key areas

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Economic Opportunity

We create income-generating pathways for marginalized groups

Our programs foster enterprises and create jobs, connect people to markets, and empower families to purchase necessities through cash assistance programs.

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Health and Nutrition

We ensure access to quality healthcare

Our clinics provide life-saving maternal care, treatment for children combating malnutrition, and action-oriented prevention programs for communities threatened by outbreaks of disease.

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Education

We open doors to brighter futures through learning

Our education programs create safe, inclusive, and quality learning environments for all genders and backgrounds, teach vocational skills geared towards the job market, and build local capacity through teacher training.

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Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

We connect communities to clean water and sanitation

Our teams teach basic hygiene practices, which go hand-in-hand with our programs that restore access to clean, reliable water sources. Together, these efforts are the building blocks of healthy lives and preventing disease.

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OUR IMPACT

Together, we create lasting change for communities in vulnerable situations

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7.4M
vital services provided to people in 2019
7.3K
staff and volunteers working across 16 countries delivered these programs
98%
of our staff in these countries are local nationals working alongside neighbors, family, and friends to combat fragility
$124M
invested in all our programs last year
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With a gift to Relief International, you can help deliver clean drinking water. You can help provide healthcare to displaced families, far from home. You can help ensure girls and boys alike receive an education, which in turn creates paths towards employment. This all starts with you.

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