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Rutland Rescue Tsunami Appeal

Links to other charities
Links to other charities
Medecins Sans Frontieres - is sending aid workers to the region, focusing on medical care for survivors and displaced people after the rescue operations.

Oxfam - is providing emergency supplies, including water tanks, pumps, taps and temporary toilets for families left homeless by the floods.

Islamic Relief - has also launched an appeal to provide medical supplies, tents and sanitation facilities for those affected.

The United Nations Children's Fund, Unicef - is working to meet the 'urgent needs of hundreds of thousands of people' affected by the tsunami disaster.

Save the Children - providing plastic sheeting for temporary shelter, tents to run children's services from, and essentials such as clothing and cooking utensils.

Anti-poverty organisation Care International - has already provided food for thousands of affected people in Sri Lanka.

Cafod, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development - is working with partners across Asia to provide shelter, food aid and medical assistance, and assessing what further relief is needed.

The Islamic Aid Emergency Relief Fund - aims to provide immediate relief and long-term support to people in the affected areas.

Muslim Hands- is collecting money and sending volunteers to help in Indonesia and Malaysia.

UK residents can donate via the - British Red Cross - which has launched an appeal to fund supplies including blankets and cooking utensils.

Medair - is providing emergency support to agencies with a long term presence in Sri Lanka and its medical experts are assessing the likelihood of malaria and diarrhoea.

World Vision - has also launched an appeal and has already delivered relief goods to thousands.

Christian Aid - has already allocated money from its emergency fund to help the victims of this disaster but says more money is needed.

Tearfund - Christian charity with its partners in Sri Lanka and India helping devastated fishing communities and coastal villages get back on their feet.

Concern - is working with local partners to meet the needs of families in the devastated coastal villages of Tamil Nadu, the worst affected state in India.

The International Rescue Committee - is providing emergency supplies and materials to 'people most affected by the crisis'.

The Salvation Army has local teams working in a number of affected areas and is sending a team from its international headquarters.

Muslim Aid - donating cash towards the purchase of food, clothing and medicine in the region but wants to raise more.

TSUNAMI BUY A BOAT APPEAL - for relief of Sri Lankan fishermen and their families.This website, apart from showing how Rotary, Lions and Hash House Harriers are raising funds, highlights many ideas for any fund raising event for charity or local community project.