Organizations that work to relieve poverty in developing countries by providing funds, technical assistance and supplies which improve the health, education, welfare, social well-being and self-reliance of individuals and families. Also included are organizations that provide relief services in response to a major disaster or large-scale emergency that occurs abroad.
Key words: Foreign Child Sponsorship; Foreign Orphanages; Humanitarian Aid; International Childrens Aid ; International Childrens Relief; International Disaster Assistance; International Disaster Relief; International Earthquake Relief; International Flood Relief; International Relief Agencies; Overseas Child Sponsorship; UNICEF
Scope notes: Includes: Faith-based organizations only if they provide some type of physical, non-religious aid to a foreign population in need, regardless of other spiritual activities.
Excludes: Organizations that simply send and support religious missionaries, distribute religious materials, or proselytize.
See also: International Migration & Refugee Issues