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Notes from this workshop on the effectiveness of heat related health watch systems.

 AmeriCares
Relief organization provides domestic and international assistance. Programs listed by country, photo galleries, press releases and donation information.

 Architects Without Borders
Outlines the engineering and planning assistance given by this non-profit organization in areas of natural disaster or human conflict. Contact information by country, and message boards.

 Canadian Association for Mine and Explosive Ordnance Security (C
A charitable society providing land mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal services. Covers history of land mines, their destructive capabilities, and programs carried out.

 CBS News Disaster Links
Information about a variety of manmade and natural disaster-related websites. Quick reference and access to realtime data.

 Center of Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian A
Established to prevent and mitigate humanitarian emergencies through collaboration and civil-military cooperation. Program details, faq section, newsletters and daily news feed.

 Charity Airlift
US-based nonprofit, providing airlift services to humanitarian groups. Current news, contact and donation information.

 Children Of ChernobylSan Diego
Organization that provides children living in contaminated areas of Belarus a recuperative retreat with San Diego families.

 Christian disaster, humanitarian relief, food distribution, wate
Provides disaster and humanitarian relief, water purification and mobile medical clinics. Details on the organization, its mission, leadership and how to donate.

 Conflict Zone Logistics
South African group supplying relief services to war zones and post-war areas. Resources for education, agriculture, sanitation, disarming land mines, and medical care.

 DC ReliefDisaster Relief Assistance
Provides a centralized collection of information for relief efforts and victims in District of Columbia and surrounding metro area.

 Disaster Center: Relief Agencies and NGOs involved in Disaster R
List of disaster relief agencies in the public and private sectors. Describes most prominent programs. Extensive selection of links.

 Disaster Information Network
Disaster information, categorized by ongoing disaster information, historical data and relief resources.

 Disaster Research Center
Online publications, data, bibliographies, and other information relevant to the sociology of disasters.

 Disaster Training International
Teaches adults to help children deal with natural disasters and violence.

 ELCA Disaster Response
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America disaster information center. News of current hot spots and ongoing church relief efforts.

 Fight the Famine
Helping bring relief to famine victims in Africa. Overview of program, facts about southern Africa food shortages, donation information.

 Forces of Nature
Educational information about natural phenomena and different natural disasters. Includes information about the causes of disasters as well as lists of the worst recorded type of each disaster.

 Friends Around the World
Charity taking aid to Bosnia from the UK to help the widows, orphans and families of war stricken Bosnia out of desperation.

 Geo Monitor
Links to websites about volcanos, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and floods.

 Gujarat Earthquake
Donations, comments and latest news on Gujarat earthquake.

 Halo Trust
British organization specialising in the removal of the debris of war, such as mine clearing.

 HazNet
Provides information on coastal natural hazards (such as hurricanes and shoreline erosion), hazard planning, and things that can be done to reduce personal and economic losses. From U.S. National Sea Grant College Program.

 Hot Topics: Disasters
New Scientist news and articles on some of the most feared natural disasters: fires, quakes, megafloods, tsunamis, meteors, mass extinctions.

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

 Interest Shown In Forming Local Disaster Relief Group
Article describes disaster relief program run by the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Includes description of activities and contact information.

 Life with Chernobyl
Charity foundation focused on the Chernobyl disaster.

 Living Almanac of Disasters
Almanac of historical disasters listed by date of the year.

 Locators Online
An online community of volunteers that help loved-ones communicate during non-political and non-military disasters. Helps establish contact between families and friends when other methods of communication have failed.

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

 Mercy Airlift International
A non-profit humanitarian aid organization providing emergency relief response to victims of natural disasters and complex emergencies worldwide. Current programs, volunteering and donation information.

 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.

 Natural Disasters and Catastrophes
About the causes, consequences and costs (if appropriate) of natural disasters and catastrophes. Includes specific commentary, features and statistics on a variety of subjects (i.e. volcanic activity) and a regularly updated listing of world-wide natural

 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.

 PaxInternational Consulting
Professional consultants in preventive conflict mitigation, emergency relief and post-conflict development and reconstruction.

 Planet Aid
Organization collects funds, clothes and other resources for community development and poverty relief in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

 Premiere Urgence
Humanitarian organization based in France whose aim is to assist, provide relief and save the lives of human beings under threat from natural disasters, wars, armed conflicts, or an economic collapse.

 RAPID UKSearch and Rescue
Official site of RAPID UK, a search and rescue charity that provides assistance at major international disasters.

 RedREngineers for Disaster Relief
RedR relieves suffering in disasters by selecting, training and providing competent and effective personnel to humanitarian aid agencies world-wide.

 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 Hum

 Rescue Task Force
Describes this non-profit non-denominational volunteer organization providing humanitarian relief, medical and dental and livestock delivery in isolated regions and natural and man made disasters. Volunteer projects described.

 Salvation Army Crisis Response
Covers activities in disaster areas. News and contact information.

 Solidarites ? International Humanitarian Aid Organisation
A humanitarian organisation based in France which aids war victims through emergency relief and rehabilitation. Site in French and English.

 Special Operations Response Team
Disaster medical support through education, research and response. Information for general public, health care providers and emergency providers and updates on potential disasters.

 St. David's Relief Foundation
Provides tangible humanitarian aid to the hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the devastating war in Bosnia and Croatia. The aid is distributed in areas of need without regard to race, ethnic, national, or religious persuasion.

 Technical Intervention Disaster
Humanitarian organisation which has engineering and scientific staff.

 The Disaster Center
Covers issues relating to the terrorist attacks in New York and D.C. in September 2001. Provides predictions and updates on natural disasters, chat, news and articles.

 The Disaster Files
Repository of summaries, statistics, links and articles about natural (and some man-made) disasters including earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, floods, blizzards, epidemics, air crashes, explosions and volcanic eruptions.

 The WWW Virtual Library: Hazards and Risk
Natural and man-made disasters, preparedness, impacts, and mitigation.

 Toast To Peace
An international music project, a kind of European Band Aid, conceived to help the landmines victims in Bosnia.

 UMCOR: United Methodist Committee on Relief
UMCOR is the disaster relief agency for The United Methodist Church. Covers projects, plans and donation information.

 Urban Survival Tools
Natural disaster information, probability, statistics links and other information. Also provides survival kits and other survival products

 Village Enterprise Fund
Combatting poverty in central Africa by providing the tools and resources to start small businesses. Includes background of program, details of projects and contact information.

 World Wide Disaster Relief by His Glory
Christian organization of volunteers trained to search for and rescue people of nations hit with disasters, aid in recovery from their destruction, and help them with their needs.