Wanted: donkeys and nurses

"Wanted: donkeys and nurses" Continued...

Issue: "New Orleans' comeback kids," Oct. 22, 2005

Still, his group has supplied thousands of blankets and kits with food, educational materials, and medicines. The organization's effort has also drawn two dozen unusual volunteers in the Islamic region: women, rarely seen in public. In this case they are female students from Kashmir University, who are surveying needs and counseling women and children.

The immediate needs are so great in Pakistan and Kashmir that the transition from relief work to recovery will be a long time coming, Ms. Laarman said. Saving lives will be a priority for weeks to come.

-- With reporting by Mindy Belz

Select organizations accepting donations to assist with earthquake relief

ActionAid USA
1112 16th St. NW, Suite 540
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 835-1240, ext. 2

Christian Aid Ministries
P.O. Box 9037
Charlottesville, VA 22906
(800) 977-5650

International Aid
17011 W. Hickory
Spring Lake, MI 49456
(800) 251-2502

Checks payable to InterServe
Attn: Finance Clerk
P.O. Box 418
Upper Darby, PA 19082-0418
(800) 809-4440

Mercy Corps
Dept W, P.O. Box 2669
Portland, OR 97208
(888) 256-1900

Samaritan's Purse
P.O. Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 262-1980

The Evangelical Alliance Mission
Send funds payable to TEAM, marked
Pakistan Assistance
P.O. Box 969
Wheaton, IL 60189
(800) 343-3144

World Emergency Relief
P.O. Box 131570
Carlsbad, CA 92013
(888) HUG-4-KID


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