The scene of violence and despair is a spring call for generosity as the progress continues in Afghanistan.
For those who are eager to intervene to help refugees arriving to settle in North Texas and the United States, here are some ways to help.
Support for local and non-profit organizations
For more information on how to donate, please visit the Catholic Charities Dallas website. Those wishing to donate can also contact the organization directly to specify that the donation is for refugee families or to indicate so on the donation form.
Donate to the International Relief Commission, which has the Dallas Foundation, or to IRC. This organization helps meet housing security, household and food purchases, transportation, medical needs, and other basic needs of Afghanistan’s new neighbors and other new arrivals.
Ma’ruf Dallas is 9319 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy. We continue to drop off donations at our offices in Suite 110, Dallas, and 75243. The organization said it needed volunteers as well as online donations to a special fund created for Afghanistan. refugees.
Texas Refugee Services is responsible for resetting 324 refugees in Texas. Donations can be made online.
How to Assist Afghanistan in Afghanistan and Other Regions
The Children’s Foundation, which provides basic necessities for children living in poverty and access to education, establishes the Afghanistan Crisis Fund for Emergency Assistance in Balkh State, home to approximately 800 children supported by the Foundation. Did. Schools were closed and fears were rising in ethnic minority communities, according to the website. It raised $ 15,000 and sent money to support 300 families.
Global Giving’s Afghan Emergency Fund states that it is working with local partners to provide emergency assistance to Afghan people through a scrutinized non-profit organization operating in the region. Women, children, activists and journalists are particularly at risk, he says.
Islamic Relief USA is raising money to help families suffering from evacuation and hunger. More than 3.5 million people have been uprooted as Afghanistan is on the verge of famine, the website says.
The International Relief Commission states that it has been operating in Afghanistan for 30 years, providing shelter, education, clean water and other assistance.
The United Nations Crisis Relief has a fund for what is called the “serious humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.” Thousands of Afghans have been evacuated, injured or killed since the beginning of July.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR states that registered refugees from Afghanistan are “the largest and longest refugee population in Asia and the second largest refugee population in the world.”
Women for Women International states that it has reached more than 127,000 women in five states since 2002. Afghanistan is one of the most difficult countries for women due to the prevalence of political and economic instability, educational inequality, sexual violence and poor health.
How to help refugees arriving in the United States
Church World Service states on its website that some families are at risk as the Taliban regain control. Since 2009, Church World Service has resettled more than 7,000 Afghans and their families in the United States. There are 18,000 Afghans in need of resettlement in the United States and assistance in services to find housing, employment and other social services.
Homes Not Borders provides refugees, people with special immigrant visas, and asylum seekers in the Washington, DC region with what they need to stay home in the United States, including family needs and job hunting. We are looking for donations of money and goods and volunteers.
The Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Department is seeking help from US Afghan allies, including interpreters, cultural advisers, and drivers who are currently at risk of retaliation attacks. Volunteers are needed to assist refugees in airport pick-up, apartment setup, and food assistance. Sign-up is available in areas where refugees arrive (Seattle / Tacoma, Houston, Fort Worth, Washington, DC areas) or on the general standby list. We also accept donations.