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20 Organizations Helping Victims of War

Alleviating suffering in war-torn societies is a difficult but crucial endeavor. But fortunately there are many organizations helping victims of war. Many compassionate organizations make sure that people, and especially children, are adequately fed, have access to safe water and are protected against disease during these critical moments of their lives. Here’s a list of organizations helping victims of war.

Organizations Helping Victims of War

But these aren’t the only needs that victims of war have. When children are left by their parents, they need to be helped. War not only hurts in a physical way but also mentally. That is why in recent times there has been an increasing amount of attention for the mental wounds of war. We as humanitarians must make sure that every victim of war has the chance to continue their search for a better life in a stable environment. That fundamental human right should be guaranteed to everyone without any discrimination, be it race, color, sex or even their opinion. Many compassionate organizations are trying to achieve that goal every day.

Organizations Helping Victims of War

This list of organizations helping victims of war is not exhaustive. But it underlines how much help is needed all over the globe. Fortunately, many organizations are dedicated to helping victims of war get back to their feet. We first of all are putting great emphasis on the fact that this list is incomplete. Please also note that we recognize the important work done by any other organization that is not mentioned herein. Should you have in mind an organization that should be added to this list, please let us know via Twitter.

1. Child Victims of War

Child Victims of War creates awareness on the impact of modern warfare on children. They campaign against militarism and military intervention, and for the rights of children, women and the environment.

2. War Child International

War Child is brought together through a vision for supporting children affected by war.

3. Emergency

This organization first of all provides free, high-quality healthcare for victims of war and poverty, also, at the same time promoting a culture of peace and respect for human rights all over the world.

4. Save the Children

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for the future. In the United States and around the world, they give children a healthy start, hence, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm of any kind.

5. UNICEF

We all know UNICEF. They work in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. For more than 70 years, UNICEF has been especially relevant to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understanding their effects.

6. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières

They help people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care.

7. International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst and most devastating humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

8. Islamic Relief

As an independent humanitarian and development organisation, Islamic Relief has been serving humanity for 32 years, providing help where its most needed. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, they strive to make the world a better and fairer place.

9. The White Helmets

When the bombs rain down, the White Helmets rush in to help. Unarmed and neutral, they have saved more than 78,529 lives and counting.

10. Planet Syria

This is an organization of non-violent Syrian activists. For Planet Syria, their campaign is to engage people around the world in solidarity to stop the violence and extremism.

11. Karam Foundation

The Karam House is a community innovation workspace where Syrian refugee youths turn their passions and ideas into realities. Consequently, it is a place where they can build strong relationships with peers and mentors.

12. Catholic Relief Services

They’re dedicated to promoting a better life by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and also nurturing peaceful and just societies that are a great recipe for development in all areas.

13. World Vision

This is a global Christian humanitarian organization which partners with children, families and finally their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

14. Red Cross

The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization which ensures humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

15. We Help War Victims

This is also a non-profit organization devoted to helping people in both the United States and Southeast Asia who have been victimized by conflict and war.

16. Children of War Foundation

The Children and War Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving children’s lives after wars and disasters.

17. Oxfam International

Oxfam is an international confederation of 18 NGOs working with partners in over 90 countries to end the injustices that cause poverty.

18. CARE International

CARE is amongst the first to arrive and the last to leave during a humanitarian crisis such as war and conflict. They are responding to today’s emergencies and helping people prepare for tomorrow’s.

19. Human Concern

Another faith-based Muslim charity which is passionate about ending global poverty and saving lives that are lost as a result of poverty. The workers of Human Concern are driven by their values and sense of mission.

20. Mosaic Initiative

Another non-profit, non-governmental organization with a simple commitment to improving the lives of Syrians who have been caught up in humanitarian disasters inside and outside Syria. Motivated by no political or ideological agendas, the Mosaic Initiative are solely focused on humanitarian work of a charitable and unconditional nature.

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