tragedy in Myanmar

The tragedy in Myanmar continues to unfold. The devastation from the cyclone is unimaginable. Because emergency relief supplies are being delayed by politics, the death toll could rise above 100,000.
I suggest a couple of things: pray and give. Because this is an extreme emergency, do what you plan to do now.
Pray for the survivors. Pray for relief to reach them, pray for the prevention of disease. Pray for hope.
Give to a reputable relief organization. I have listed several options below.
God bless the people of Myanmar.
The following aid agencies are accepting contributions to help those affected by the cyclone in Myanmar, according to InterAction, a coalition of aid agencies.

ADRA International Myanmar Cyclone Fund 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904 (800) 424-ADRA ext. 2372 http://www.adra.org

Action Against Hunger 247 W. 37th St., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018 (877) 777-1420 http://support.actionagainsthunger.org/donate

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, JDC: Myanmar Cyclone Relief P.O. Box 530, 132 East 43rd St., New York, NY 10017 (212) 687-6200 http://www.jdc.org

American Jewish World Service 45 W. 36th St., 11th Floor, New York, NY 10016 (800) 889-7146 http://www.ajws.org

American Red Cross International Response Fund P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013 (800) HELP-NOW http://www.redcross.org

American Refugee Committee 430 Oak Grove St., Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (612) 872-7602 http://www.arcrelief.org

AmeriCares 88 Hamilton Ave., Stamford, CT 06902 (800) 486-4357 http://www.americares.org

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team 6810 Tilden Lane, Rockville, MD 20852 (301) 984-0217 http://www.amurt.net

Baptist World Aid Myanmar (or Burma) Relief 405 North Washington St., Falls Church, VA 22046 (703) 790-8980 http://www.bwanet.org

CARE 151 Ellis Street N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303 (800) 521-2273 http://www.care.org

CHF International 8601 Georgia Ave., #800, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (866) 779-2CHF http://www.chfinternational.org

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) 2850 Kalamazoo Ave., S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49560-0600 (800) 55-CRWRC http://www.crwrc.org

Church World Service 28606 Phillips St., P.O. Box 968, Elkhart, IN 46515 (800) 297-1516 http://www.churchworldservice.org

Concern Worldwide U.S. 104 East 40th St., Suite 903, New York, NY 10016 (212) 557-8000 http://www.concernusa.org

Direct Relief International 27 South La Patera Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93117 (805) 964-4767 http://www.directrelief.org

Episcopal Relief and Development 815 Second Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10017 (800) 334-7626 http://www.er-d.org

Food for the Hungry 1224 East Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034 (800) 248-6437 http://www.fh.org

Habitat for Humanity International Cyclone Nargis 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709-3498 (800) HABITAT http://www.habitat.org

International Medical Corps 1919 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 400, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (800) 481-4462 http://www.imcworldwide.org

International Relief Teams Attn: Myanmar Cyclone, 4560 Alvarado Canyon Road, Suite 2G, San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 284-7979 http://www.irteams.org

International Rescue Committee P.O. Box 96651, Washington, DC 20090-6651; (Note on checks: Myanmar) (877) REFUGEE http://www.theIRC.org

Latter-day Saint Charities 50 East North Temple, 7th Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 (800) 453-3860, ext. 23544 http://www.lds.org

Lutheran World Relief P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21298-9832 (800) 597-5972 http://www.lwr.org

MAP International Donor Member Services Myanmar Assistance P.O. Box 7020 Albert Lea, MN 56007-9931 (800) 225-8550 http://www.map.org

Operation USA, Memo “Myanmar Cyclone 3617 Hayden Ave., Suite A, Culver City, CA 90232 (800) 678-7255 http://www.opusa.org

Project HOPE 255 Carter Hall Lane, Millwood, VA 22646 (800) 544-4673 http://www.projecthope.org

Relief International 1575 Westwood Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 478-1200 http://www.ri.org

Save the Children USA 54 Wilton Road, Westport, CT 06880 (800) 728-3843 http://www.savethechildren.org

United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) #3019674 Myanmar Emergency, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY 10087 (800) 554-8583 http://www.umcor.org

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, UUSC-UUA Burma Cyclone Relief Fund P.O. Box 845259, Boston, MA 02284-5259 (800) 388-3920 http://www.uusc.org

U.S. Fund for UNICEF 125 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038 (800) 4UNICEF http://www.unicefusa.org

World Concern 19303 Fremont Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98133 (800) 755-5022, ext.7706 http://www.worldconcern.org

World Emergency Relief P.O. Box 131570, Carlsbad, CA 92013 (888) 484-4543 http://www.worldemergencyrelief.org

World Vision P.O. Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 98063 (888) 56-CHILD http://www.worldvision.org

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