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Natural disasters

  • AlertNet - Provides free online news and communications services to international disaster relief organisations and the public. (AlertNet is run by Reuters Foundation).

  • Center for International Disaster Information - Relief group presents information on current areas of disaster and their actions to help. News and articles.

  • Direct Relief International - Humanitarian medical relief organization. Sends shipments of medical equipment and supplies worldwide to help the victims of civil unrest, natural disasters and chronic poverty.

  • Home Defense News - Resource to help families defend themselves and their homes against terrorism, crime, natural disasters, nuclear, chemical and biological threats.

  • Humanitarian Resource Institute - Links to guides on preparing for natural disasters - earthquake, fire, flood, hurricane, and volcano. Links to other humanitarian sites and an interfaith news page with links for the major religions.

  • International Service Agencies - Mission is to help people who suffer from hunger, poverty and disease or from the ravages of war, oppression and natural disasters.

  • Medair - International humanitarian aid agency providing help for populations affected by natural disasters or conflict. Details of past and present projects.

  • Natural Disaster Reference Database - Subject Categories - The Natural Disaster Reference Database (NDRD) is a bibliographic database on research, programs, and results which relate to the use of satellite remote sensing for disaster mitgation.

  • Natural Disaster Management in India - Government Department of Agriculture and Cooperation information resource, including reports on recent and current disasters and information on management initiatives.

  • Northwest Medical Teams International - Overview of the purpose, history and mission of this Christian medical volunteer service, specializing in disaster relief. Includes information on volunteering donating.

  • ReliefWeb: Natural Disasters - Archived information, from 1981 to the present, about major natural disasters, including floods, droughts, fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and cyclones, focussing on international humanitarian relief efforts. From the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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