The earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday night has left more than 2,100 people dead and more than 2,400 injured.
Here are some ways to help those affected by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake, the worst to strike the region in more than a century, while rescuers search through the debris for survivors.
The Disaster Relief Emergency Fund of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is now making contributions. The Moroccan Red Crescent Society has received 1 million Swiss francs (more than $1.1 million), according to the IFRC. You can give money here.
Funds are being raised for victims by GlobalGiving, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization that raises money for other NGOs in needy countries. According to the statement, the money would be utilized, among other things, to give survivors shelter, food, water, and medicine. Give here.
To get sandwiches, fruit, and water to hard-hit villages throughout the disaster area, World Central Kitchen uses helicopters and 4x4 trucks. Another group is en route with food trucks and cooking supplies to prepare fresh meals. Give here.
GiveDirectly, a company that gives money directly to people in need, is raising money for earthquake victims. Cash, it is claimed, provides a supplement to other forms of relief like food and shelter and enables families to "make urgent decisions quickly in response to their most immediate needs." You can give money here.
Medical teams from Doctors Without Borders have reportedly been sent to Morocco to provide aid in the medical field. Here, donations are being accepted.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is currently making monetary contributions to help families and children in need.
Donations can be made here to Islamic Relief USA, a religious foundation that gives regardless of the religion of the receivers.
In reaction to the earthquake, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee announced it sent disaster relief specialists to Morocco and is helping individuals in need "in partnership with the Jewish community of Morocco." You can give money here.
Small organization Coeur de Gazelles, which collaborates with the Moroccan government, is providing the victims with blankets, mattresses, tents, and other necessities. The head of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, stated on X, the website that replaced Twitter, that she was aware from personal experience that the company is trustworthy and "doing good work." Here, you can donate.
Donations are being specifically requested for the earthquake victims by the British Red Cross. Here, you can donate.
British pounds are being accepted here as donations for the charity organization Human Appeal, which is situated in the UK.
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