Disaster Relief

AFSC Aids in Response to Indonesia Volcano

Thunderous rumbling sounds were heard as far as the city of Yogyakarta where AFSC’s Indonesia office is located.  AFSC staff immediately went into action to support local relief efforts.

haiti food distribution

AFSC's partners in Haiti, distributed 300,000 meals in 100 days.

Protest BP’s Disaster in the Gulf

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 4:30pm

Not only is BP destroying the Gulf, but it's transporting dirty tar sands for refining on the shores of Lake Michigan as well. What happened?  How did BP shift from being the "cleaner" of the energy companies, to *this*?
It's time we start asking the hard questions and demanding real answers:
* Why were federal regulations ignored? And who in government allowed this?

Hurricane Human Rights Abuse Documentation Training

Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Everyday immigrants suffer human rights abuses due to federal and local immigration enforcement.  Making those stories heard is the first step toward change.

Through recording, monitoring, and disseminating stories, we demonstrate the injustice of current policies. The HURRICANE initiative allows communities to analyze the challenges they face, develop a stronger shared analysis, and determine their own demands for just policy change.

Come learn how to document abuses in your community.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

10 am—2 pm

coal miner statue

Miner statue in West Virginia

Miner statue in West Virginia.

supplies landing in haiti

supplies lands in Haiti

Supplies landing in Haiti.


With funding from AFSC, 4,600 square meters of plastic sheeting for tents will make its way to Haiti.  The sheeting will provide emergency shelter for at least 1,300 homeless families.

Special briefing conference call on disaster relief

Listen to the special phone briefing and conversation on AFSC's investment with communities after disaster. Recorded after the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, it also discusses the years of work by AFSC in Indonesia in response of the Tsunami.

Download the mp3.

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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