Scroll down for a regularly updated list of agencies responding to the crisis and accepting donations. Full reports of casualties, damage and needs are not yet available. A number of InterAction members are responding to the needs of the affected population, many with years of experience working in the country.
On January 12th, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck 10 miles outside the capital city of Haiti. The capital city has been devastated with collapsed buildings and people trapped beneath the rubble.
Community efforts to raise money for the responding organizations are a good way to harness the outpouring of generosity for the effected people in Haiti. InterAction has developed guidelines on the most appropriate ways to help  those affected by overseas disasters.
Please note that InterAction and most of the organizations below do not have the capacity to support volunteers. For more information about appropriate disaster relief volunteering offers, visit the Center for International Disaster Information .