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Respond to Emergencies

From hurricanes to forced displacement in conflict situations, our Charity Alliance members have the capacity to act swiftly in the wake of natural disasters and humanitarian crises around the world. Leading response organizations, including Americares, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, and Save the Children, are vital to response efforts. Their teams work on the ground to erect temporary shelters, deliver emergency medical supplies, protect children and others who need special assistance, ensure access to basic resources, and maintain sanitary conditions. They also have established programs in place to help affected individuals and communities attain long-term stability. 

Interested in setting up an emergency fund for your company? Global Impact’s Emergency Response Program offers strategic guidance and resources to launch an immediate campaign that gives employees the opportunity to donate to an emergency situation of your choice. These emergency funds can also be made available through your company's employee giving platforms. Contact us at [email protected] to get started today.

Ready to donate? Give directly to active emergencies or give to Global Impact’s Standing Emergency Response Fund and support charities on the ground serving those in need. 

 

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has propelled millions to leave their homes. In addition to the immediate harm faced by civilians, the massive humanitarian crisis is upending communities, crushing the local economy, halting children’s education and thwarting access to medical care.

You can help: Give to the Ukraine Response Fund today. Your donation goes to multiple leading nonprofits – including International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee and Project HOPE – and supports their critical work to:

  • Distribute medical staff and supplies for lifesaving care.
  • Protect refugees, many of whom are women and children.
  • Supply healthy food, clean water and reliable power.
  • Provide mental and emotional support.
  • Reunite separated families.

Nearly 500,000 people have been displaced and over 400 people are dead after a super typhoon hit the Philippines on Thursday, Dec. 16. Rescue teams are hard at work searching for survivors despite the risk of landslides and dangerous flooding across damaged areas. 

Global Impact’s charity partners are responding to this crisis to provide much needed aid. Immediate needs include food, shelter, power, clean water and medical care. COVID-19 protection for survivors and responders will be integral to this effort. In the coming weeks and months, our partners will help local government and nonprofit partners plan sustainable, long-term solutions to help the Filipino people recover from this disaster.

As COVID-19 continues to upend lives everywhere, Global Impact’s charity partners are addressing the threats around the world posed by this ongoing pandemic.

  • Treating COVID-19 cases and mitigating the spread where possible.
  • Delivering medical supplies and protective equipment.
  • Expanding vaccine access in underserved areas.
  • Addressing the pandemic’s impact on food security.
  • Creating opportunities for employment and income stability.
  • Establishing creative channels to continue education and prevent detrimental interruptions.

While much of this pandemic has been out of our control, there is a way we can take action. 

Give to the COVID-19 Relief Fund today and help advance these relief and recovery efforts for those impacted.
 

Photo credit: Compassion International

The people of Afghanistan have endured decades of conflict and violence, and the situation is   forcing thousands to flee for safety. "Since May, nearly 250,000 people have been forced from their homes; 80% of them are women and children," said Shabia Mantoo, a spokesperson for the U.N. refugee agency. 

This instability is in addition to other humanitarian crises affecting the country, such as famine, natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic. Our charity partners have longstanding commitments to the people of Afghanistan and are already mobilizing their response teams. 

Your support is needed urgently. Give through the Afghanistan Refugee Crisis Fund to support our charity partners as they help the Afghan people.

When it comes to emergency situations, it’s not a matter of if but when the next will occur.

Donate to Global Impact’s Standing Emergency Response Fund to set aside resources for our member charities who are positioned around the the world, ready to respond directly to the next natural disaster or humanitarian crisis.

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