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Giving aid
Officials and volunteers worked and continue to work to aid thousands of displaced residents in New Orleans and around the nation.

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Disaster officials recommend the following Web sites (some sites may respond slowly due to increased traffic): 

Donate & Volunteer

• Adventist Development Relief Agency -- (800) 424-2372
• American Friends Service Committee -- (888) 588-2372
• American Red Cross -- (800) 435-7669 / (800) HELP-NOW / (800) 257-7575 (Spanish)
• AmeriCares -- (800) 486-4357
• American Refugee Committee -- (612) 872-7060
• America's Second Harvest -- (877) 817-2307
• ASPCA -- (866) 275-3923
• Baptist World Aid -- (703) 790-8980
• B'nai B'rith International -- (888) 388-4224
• Brother's Brother Foundation -- (888) 323-1916
• Catholic Charities USA -- (800) 919-9338
• Christian Children's Fund -- (800) 776-6767
• Church World Service -- (800) 297-1516 ext 222
• Counterpart International, Inc. -- (888) 296-9676
• Direct Relief International -- (805) 962-3700
• Episcopal Relief and Development -- (800) 334-7626
• Feed the Children -- (800) 525-7575
• Food for the Hungry -- (877) 780-4261 ext 2506
• Habitat for Humanity -- (866) 292-7892
• Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless -- (404) 755-3353
• Interchurch Medical Assistance -- (877) 241-7952
• International Aid -- (800) 251-2502
• International Medical Corps -- (800) 481-4462
• International Relief Teams -- (619) 284-7979
• International Rescue Committee -- (877) 733-8433
• Islamic Relief -- (888) 479-4968
• Life for Relief and Development -- (800) 827-3543
• Lutheran Disaster Response -- (800) 638-3522
• MAP International -- (866) 627-4483
• Mercy (M-USA) -- (800) 55-MERCY
• MercyCorps -- (800) 852-2100
• Mississippi Hurricane Recovery Fund -- (866) 230-8903
• NAACP
• Noah’s Wish -- (530) 622-9313
• North Shore Animal League -- (877) 4savepet
• Northwest Medical Teams -- (800) 959-4325
• Operation Blessing -- (800) 730-2537
• Operation USA -- (800) 678-7255
• Oxfam America -- (800) 77OXFAM
• Presbyterian Disaster Assistance -- (800) 872-3283
• Relief International -- (800) 573-3332
• Salvation Army -- (800) SAL-ARMY
• Samaritan’s Purse -- (800) 665-2843
• Save the Children -- (800) 728-3843
• Southern Baptist Convention -- (888) 571-5895
• spcaLA -- (888) SPCA-LA1
• The Children's Health Fund -- (800) 535-7448
• The Baton Rouge Area Foundation -- (877) 387-6126
• The US Coast Guard Foundation -- (860) 535-0786
• The United Way -- (800) 272-4630
• UNICEF USA -- (800) 4UNICEF
• Water Missions International -- (843) 769-7395
• World Concern -- (800) 755-5022 ext. 0
• World Hope International -- (888) 466-4673
• World Relief -- (800) 535-5433
• World Vision -- (888) 56-CHILD
Get Help
• American Red Cross -- (800) 435-7669 / (800) HELP-NOW / (800) 257-7575 (Spanish)
• Army National Guard -- (800) 833-6622
• Displaced TSA employees -- (866) 301-7214
• FEMA
• Nationwide number for Veterans, Families -- (800) 507-4571
Locate the Missing
• American Red Cross Family Links Registry -- (877) 568-3317 / (877) LOVED-1S
• Find Family National Call Center -- (866) 326-9393
• Katrina
• LSU Medical Center employees -- (800) 735-1185
• Lycos
• National Center for Missing Adults -- (800) 690-FIND
• National Next of Kin Registry -- (800) 915-5413
• Yahoo
Find Local Information
• Louisiana: Governor's office -- (225) 342-0991 or (866) 366-1121
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