Providing Safe Programs & Reporting Ethical Violations

Every person has a right to their safety and dignity while participating in Relief International’s programs. We are committed to promoting an organizational culture that incorporates safe and ethical practices and transparency in our work. This is enforced through our code of conduct and its associated policies, which outline standards expected from our employees and those associated with Relief International.

In line with our Incident Reporting and Management and Whistleblowing Policies, channels exist for serious concerns to be raised without repercussion and with confidence that concerns will be properly investigated and resolved in a timely manner. We are committed to acting upon the knowledge of abuse and/or ethical policy violations upon knowledge of the report in a consistent and robust manner.

Reporting Fraud, Abuse, or Ethical Violations

If you are associated with Relief International as an employee, intern, board member, partner, local community member, or donor and have knowledge of an ethical violation or suspect safeguarding abuse or financial crimes concern, please submit a report to us.

Make a report of abuse, fraud, or ethical violations via our confidential report form.

Online Scams Notice

Scammers falsely representing themselves as Relief International staff use personal and financial data to steal money and identities. We will never ask you to transfer money to Relief International via money transfer services, such as PayPal or TransferWise, for a job application, grant, travel expense, etc.

Learn more about how to make secure donations to charities here.

Hiring Fraud Alert

Please note that certain parties use the name of international NGOs, including Relief International, to advertise fake jobs and collect money from applicants. Relief International will never ask for payment from applicants. If you are asked for payment at any time during the recruitment process you are dealing with a fake recruiter. All our vacancies are listed on our Work with us page and applications are made via our online system.

What to do if you have been the subject of fraud or a scammer:
If you have been the victim of a fraud/ scam where Relief International has been impersonated, we recommend that you file a report with the relevant authorities in your country immediately, notify your bank account and cancel any payments.

You may also notify Relief International of scam/fraud associated with us via this online form.

(Please note that though we take every report seriously, we may not be able to respond to every cyber fraud report.)