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Tsunami Relief in South and Southeast Asia
Recommended Organizations for Charitable Contributions

In-Country Relief Organizations

Association for India's Development* (India) []

The Civil Society Initiative for Relief and Reconstruction (Sri Lanka) []

Indonesian Civil Society Coalition for the Victims of Earthquake and Tsunami (Indonesia) []

International Foundation for Revitalization, Education, Empowerment and Development* (I-FREED) (Sri Lanka) []

Sarvodaya USA* (Sri Lanka) []

Tamil Rehabilitation Organization* (Sri Lanka) []
(Note: TRO may be problematic in being too close to the LTTE, but in this instance they are the only organisation that is doing organised relief work in the LTTE held areas.)

Intermediary Grantmaking Organizations

American India Foundation* (India) []
AIF will match dollar-for-dollar the first $1 million donated to AIF for tsunami relief.

Asha For Education* (India) []

India Relief and Education Fund* (India) []

Indians for Collective Action* (India) []
Beneficiaries: Bhoomika Trust [] & South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies []

Global Greengrants Fund* []
Beneficiaries: Saviya Development Foundation (Sri Lanka), KSKBA - Solidarity Coalition for Humane Disaster Relief (Indonesia), and Indonesian Civil Society Coalition for the Victims of Earthquake and Tsunami (Indonesia) []

SABA Foundation*- South Asian Bar Association (Sri Lanka) []
Beneficiaries: Sri Lankan Medical Association of North America [] and Karuna Trust []

International Relief Organizations

American Red Cross* []

CARE* []

Direct Relief International* []

Doctors without Borders / Medecins Sans Frontieres* []

International Federation of the Red Cross []

Oxfam America* []

* 501(c)(3) Charitable Organizations. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Other Resources

Grantmakers Without Borders []

Progressive Change for Tsunami Victims []

Responsible Giving in the Wake of Tsunami Tragedy []

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