Relief International will virtually ring the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on Tuesday, August 11, to honor all those affected by the explosions in Beirut, and to express our solidarity with the people of Lebanon in the hope of a speedy recovery.
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We are deeply concerned by the powerful explosion that occurred in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut on Tuesday, sending shockwaves across the city that shattered windows and rattled buildings for miles.
Relief International and other CORE Group members compiled guidance for nonprofit organizations who are designing programs and materials in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Center for Disaster Philanthropy
In the midst of two consecutive major health emergencies, the province of Batangas in the Philippines is home to one of the most at-risk populations in the world. Relief International is ramping up its emergency response in the region, following the eruption of the Taal Volcano in January 2020 and the outbreak of COVID-19 only a few short weeks later.
Since the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, Relief International’s team on the ground have been preparing for the virus’s eventual arrival in Cox’s Bazar. We began ramping up our response months before the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in mid-May.
Relief International’s partnership with Seek Refuge seeks to expand upon our work with Afghan refugees as they recover and rebuild their lives in Iran. Together, our work aims to secure much-needed support for refugee populations living in fragile settings. With the COVID-19 pandemic far from over, these efforts are now more urgent than ever.
Relief International has been preparing for months for the arrival of coronavirus in Afghanistan, where the disease is spreading rapidly – and largely undetected – throughout the country. The COVID-19 outbreak threatens to overwhelm the country’s existing health services and make an already fragile situation much worse.
Relief International is proud to announce our selection as the charity partner for the country’s most prestigious Model United Nations program hosted by students at Georgetown University.