Habitat for Humanity is addressing shelter solutions for low-income families affected by the earthquake. The group recently sent more than 500 emergency shelter kits to Haiti. The Shelter Kits will help families make immediate repairs or build temporary shelter, typically at the site where their homes were located before. Another 500 buckets with similar content will be sent soon. Click here to learn more and donate to Habitat for Humanity's effort.
Merlin's emergency response team is working with Haitians and other international agencies to meet the most urgent needs: water, sanitation, shelter, disease prevention and restoration of basic health services. The main elements of Merlin's Haiti emergency response include providing essential medical equipment and supplies, providing emergency surgery, and distributing hygiene kits, shelter materials and other essential items. Merlin is calling on the public for support in its efforts.
Oxfam is providing water, latrines, plastic sheeting, and relief materials -- as well as cash payments for work -- to people who have gathered in temporary camps both within the city and in hard-hit outlying areas. In the first six months of our response to the quake, Oxfam aims to provide 500,000 people with assistance.
The group's Emergency Response Teams are working around the clock to save lives in Haiti and to help the Haitian people lay the groundwork for long-term recovery. Its team is now operating 13 mobile clinics, covering a total of 15 different locations.
The International Rescue Committee has deployed its Emergency Response Team to Haiti to deliver help to the devastated city of Port-au-Prince. The team includes experts in emergency health, shelter and children's welfare. It will be working with local aid groups to provide vital help to survivors of the massive earthquake.
The organization has 40 staff people on the ground in Haiti. It is sending emergency kits, food and water.
The organization says 96 percent of the donations it raises directly reach the people in Haiti who need it most. All the donations received in response to the earthquake are going directly to its disaster relief effort on the ground.
Food for the Poor has been working in Haiti since 1996, according to its Web site.
The organization has purchased, packaged and shipped more than 3,100 tons of emergency relief to earthquake victims in Haiti.
Its operations are now moving from relief mode to reconstruction of homes and schools.
Concern Worldwide is an international relief and development agency that has been working in Haiti since 1994. The group is appealing for additional funds to support its relief work on the ground in the capital Port-au-Prince, the town of Saut d'Eau and on the island of La Gonâve.
Click here to donate to the appeal.