350 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance
We can save more lives in partnership
The Global Emergency Response Coalition is a lifesaving humanitarian alliance made up of eight leading U.S.-based international aid organizations. When disaster strikes, the Coalition mobilizes to help children and families in urgent need. By working together, we can increase awareness and funds to deliver emergency relief quickly and efficiently to save lives and help rebuild communities.
In summer 2017, an unprecedented humanitarian crisis swept across nothern Africa and the Middle East: 20 million people, in an area spanning from Nigeria to Yemen, were threatened by starvation.
For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations joined forces to raise awareness and launch a joint fundraising appeal to the American public—the Hunger Relief Fund—to respond to this unprecedented global hunger crisis.
Sadly, children are the most vulnerable in a hunger crisis. Whether cut off from food by drought or ongoing violence, children are suffering.
Learn more about the 2017 Appeal.
Today, the need for urgent aid continues to expand. An increase in natural disasters, conflict-related refugees and food insecurity worldwide are all contributing to a humanitarian system that is dangerously underfunded. The United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates that one out of every 70 people around the world is in need of humanitarian assistance. And the need surrounding disasters is lasting longer than in previous year, now averaging nine years.
Find out what we’re doing to fight hunger.
Eight leading international relief organizations have joined forces to form the Global Emergency Response Coalition. By working together, we can increase awareness and funds to deliver emergency relief quickly and efficiently to save lives and help rebuild communities.
Your donation increases our reach to deliver relief where it is needed most. The collective generosity of Americans can and will save the lives of children and their families and help rebuild communities.
Help us mobilize to help children and families in urgent need.