international relief organization


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international relief organization

An often non-governmental organisation dedicated to providing humanitarian/nonmilitary relief.

Factors hindering relief in civil conflict
(1) Political.
(2) Medical, including the provision of health care.
(3) Logistic—e.g., transport of medicines, supplies, food, and water.

Examples
CARE (Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere), Amnesty International, CONCERN, Médecins Sans Frontières, Save the Children Fund-UK, etc.
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We set up a refuge center but we called it a welcome center instead of a camp," said Abdel-Karim al-Moussa, who spoke on behalf of the Saudi International Relief Organization, adding that the organization was planning to open more of these centers.
MUZAFFARGARH, February 28, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Islamic International Relief Organization (IIRO) has distributed 10 truckloads of relief goods among 5000 flood affected families during last two days in Muzaffargarh, DG Khan and Layyah districts.
Ministry of Youths and Sports and International Relief Organization signed on Tuesday a project of youth empowerment which aims at building centers for youths in Dhamar, al-Mahweet and Taiz provinces at sum of $ 200,000.
The name was inspired by the Knights of Malta international relief organization.
During March and April, Surveyhead will match 10 percent of the value of a survey-taker's reward and donate the funds to the international relief organization.
Amman, 22 Safar,1438 AH, 22 November,2016 , SPA -- A medical delegation of International Relief Organization has visited Saudi Specialized Clinics in Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan to be briefed about the most prominent medical efforts being provided at the clinics and exchange experiences between the two sides.
The 12-year-old Calabasas girl collected a total of 1,400 supply-filled shoe boxes from her school and the local community for Operation Christmas Child, an international relief organization for children in struggling countries.
Jeddah, Safar 13, 1437, November 25, 2015, SPA -- The Islamic International Relief Organization, an affiliate of Makkah-based Muslim World League (MWL), has spent SR16,387,689 on digging 2598 surface and artesian wells, benefiting 359106 needy persons in remote areas in 13 member countries in Asia and Africa, it was reported here today.
Delegates of the international relief organization pay regular visits to these prisoners to follow up on their health conditions.
The project will have backing of United Nations Development Plan and many others international relief organization.
Food for the Poor is the largest international relief organization in the United States, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy; the organization serves the poorest of the poor in 17 countries throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.
Talking as a chief guest at the Islamic International Relief Organization (IIRO) (Iftar project) distribution ceremony for poor families here.

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