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The following is a list of relief organizations that help bring aid to people in need around the world:

| Cambodia | Central Africa | Eastern Africa Bombings | Kosovo | N. Korea |
| Papua New Guinea | Sudan |

Cambodia

American Refugee Committee
World Headquarters
2344 Nicollet Ave. South
Suite 350
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(800) 875-7060

CARE USA
151 Ellis St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30303-2439
(404) 681-2552
(800) 521-CARE

Food for the Hungry International
7729 E. Greenway Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(602) 998-3100
(800) 248-6437

Save the Children
54 Wilton Rd.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 221-4000

World Relief
World Relief Corporation
P.O. Box WRC
Wheaton, IL 60189-8004

More coverage of the situation in Cambodia is available from our special report.


Central Africa

Adventist Development & Relief Agency
ADRA Zaire
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 680-6370

AFRICARE
440 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 462-3614

American Red Cross
ARC International Response Fund
PO Box 37243
Washington, DC 20013
(800) HELP NOW (English)
(800) 257-7575 (Spanish)

American Jewish World Service
989 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212)736-2597

American Refugee Committee
World Headquarters
2344 Nicollet Ave. South
Suite 350
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(800) 875-7060

CARE USA
151 Ellis St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30303-2439
(404) 681-2552
(800) 521-CARE

Eastern Africa Bombings

American Red Cross
ARC International Response Fund
PO Box 37243
Washington, DC 20013
(800) HELP NOW (English)
(800) 257-7575 (Spanish)

Doctors Without Borders
(Medecins Sans Frontieres USA)
6 East 39th St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 679-6800

International Rescue Committee
122 East 42nd St.
New York, NY 10165
(212) 551-3000

International Medical Corps
11500 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 506
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310)826-7800

Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)
615 Slaters Lane
PO Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313
(703) 684-5528

World Relief
World Relief Corporation
PO Box WRC
Wheaton, IL 60189-8004

The latest updates of the bombing investigations in Kenya and Tanzania are available from our special report.


Kosovo

Catholic Relief Services
World Headquarters
209 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-3443
(800) 736-3467

Doctors Without Borders
(Medecins Sans Frontieres USA)
6 East 39th St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 679-6800

International Orthodox Christian Charities
711 West 40th St.
Suite 306
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 243-9820

International Rescue Committee
122 East 42nd St.
New York, NY 10165
(212) 551-3000

Mercy Corps International
3030 SW First Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
(800) 292-3355, ext. 223

More background on the situation in Kosovo is available from our special report.


N. Korea

American Red Cross
ARC International Response Fund
PO Box 37243
Washington, DC 20013
(800) HELP NOW (English)
(800) 257-7575 (Spanish)

CARE USA
151 Ellis St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30303-2439
(404) 681-2552
(800) 521-CARE

Food for the Hungry International
7729 E. Greenway Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(602) 998-3100
(800) 248-6437

US Committee for UNICEF
333 East 38th St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) FOR-KIDS

World Vision
34834 Weyerhaeuser Way South
Federal Way, WA 98001
(800) 544-5144

More background on the food shortage in North Korea is available from our special report.


Papua New Guinea

Agencies helping tidal wave victims in Papua New Guinea

Adventist Development & Relief Agency (ADRA)
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 680-6380

American Jewish World Service
989 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212)736-2597

American Red Cross International
2025 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202)728-6600

CARE USA
151 Ellis St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30303-2426
(404)681-2552

Operation USA
8320 Melrose Ave., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(213) 658-8876


Sudan

American Red Cross
ARC International Response Fund
PO Box 37243
Washington, DC 20013
(800) HELP NOW (English)
(800) 257-7575 (Spanish)

American Refugee Committee
World Headquarters
2344 Nicollet Ave. South
Suite 350
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(800) 875-7060

Doctors Without Borders
(Medecins Sans Frontieres USA)
6 East 39th St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 679-6800

Operation USA
8320 Melrose Ave. #200
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(800) 678-7255

Save the Children
54 Wilton Rd.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 221-4000

The U.S. Committee for UNICEF
333 East 38th St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) FOR-KIDS


InterAction, a Washington, D.C.-based coalition of more than 150 U.S. nonprofit humanitarian aid groups, has a complete list of accredited relief agencies that respond to various humanitarian disasters. For more information, call 202-667-8227 or visit the Web site at www.interaction.org


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