More than 2000 people have been displaced due to the earthquake in Maluku, Indonesia. HCI is on the ground assisting with Emergency Relief Kits. Donate one today for $200.



Thanks to your support, Human Concern International responds to disasters around the globe in a timely fashion. We understand the urgent need to help in early recovery when people are at their most vulnerable. When a disaster strikes, vulnerable families, who already lack resources, are faced with the daunting task of having lost everything that they possessed.

Our Response Unit Network (RUN) closely monitors global crises and disaster trends to prepare and rapidly respond to provide:

Food assistance to those devastated by a disaster

Access to clean water, sanitation kits to those displaced

Health and medical care to those injured

Shelter and refuge to ensure safety

Building resilience - disaster risk reduction strategies to ensure communities are prepared for when disasters strike.

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Emergency Relief for COVID-19

Country: Multiple

Amount: $20,000 CAD/each country

In mid-March 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. This declaration and the sheer amount of deaths from the coronavirus forced countries into lockdowns, stripping many workers of their livelihoods. 

HCI is on the ground to provide emergency relief support to the vulnerable communities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Palestine, India, Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen. These kits include essential food items and hygiene products. 

Status: In Progress

LEBAK, BANTEN - JANUARI 23, 2020: Flash floods hit Lebak district in Banten Province, Indonesia at the beginning of the new year on January 1, 2020

Emergency Relief for Lebak Flood Victims

Country: Indonesia

Amount: $50,000 CAD

On January 1, 2020 – a flash flood hit the Lebak District in Indonesia – destroying a total of 1,060 houses and submerging another 1,226. Residents of the Lebak District are not able to go back to their homes as some of them were razed to the ground. Moreover, flash floods swept away property and household furniture, clothing, and also food.

HCI is on the ground to provide emergency relief support to the victims of the flood through 310 relief kits, which include food baskets, hygiene kits, cooking sets and prayer mats.

Status: Completed

(Photo Raj. K Raj/Hindustan Times)

Emergency Relief in India

Country: India

Amount: $20,000 CAD

On February 23, 2020 – a series of riots and violence began in the Jaffradbad area of North East Delhi. Since then, Delhi continues to burn – with more than 53 casualties, and over 200 injured civilians – this doesn’t take into account the number of houses and businesses that have been burned. HCI is on the ground to provide emergency aid to the victims of the attacks through 300 relief kits.

Status: In Progress

Emergency Relief for Maluku Earthquake Victims

Country: Indonesia

Amount: $50,000 CAD

The earthquake that occurred in Maluku on September 26, 2019, caused many residents to flee and live with limited food supplies. Currently, residents are still traumatized and afraid to return to their homes because aftershocks still occur frequently. This project aims to provide 840 warm cooked meals, food and diapers for toddlers, and food baskets to 263 families, with hopes to reduce the hunger rates and ease the financial burden on the families.  

Status: In Progress

Emergency Relief for Palestinians in Gaza

Country: Palestine

Amount: $20,000 CAD

On November 12, 2019, rockets were fired into the Gaza Strip, leaving hundreds of houses partially damaged, 30 houses destroyed, 15 schools damaged and at least 800 families displaced. HCI launched an emergency relief campaign addressing the emergency need for food aid amid the last clash. The project targeted 250 recently displaced families and provided them with food packages to meet their basic needs. Read more about our efforts here

Status: In Progress

Emergency Relief in Lebanon

Country: Lebanon

Amount: $70,000.00 CAD

On October 17, mass protests swept across Lebanon shortly after the government announced new tax measures. The mass protests led to schools and banks being closed, with protests blocking the main roads and ultimately leading to an economic crisis. HCI provided 342 (average family in Lebanon is 6 persons) with food packages that consisted of essential items that would sustain each family for one month.

Status: In Progress

Bahamas Hurricane/Flood Relief

Country: Bahamas

Amount: $20,000.00 CAD

Bahamas:  On August 24th, 2019, one of the most intense tropical cyclones hit the Bahamas leaving thousands of people without shelter, water, and basic life necessities.  It was recorded as the worst natural disaster in the country’s history. HCI aimed to meet the immediate relief needs of those crying out for help, by providing emergency supplies in the form of hampers. We aimed to distribute 500 hampers with canned food items, baby food and items, hygiene products and canned protein such as beans and tuna. Read more about our efforts here.

Status: Completed