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What we do right now determines how many lives we can save. Together, we can help communities get back on their feet.
Fill out the form to donate to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
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Survivor Information: U.S. Department of State Resources
- To ask for or provide information about U.S. citizens in Haiti: email the task force at
or, From the U.S. or Canada, call 888-407-4747. Outside the U.S. and Canada, call 202-501-4444.
- For U.S. citizens in Haiti seeking assistance or reporting their status/whereabouts: call the Embassy’s Consular Task Force at 509-2229-8942, 509-2229-8089, 509-2229-8322, or 509-2229-8672. You can also email the Embassy at ACSPaP@state.gov.
- For all nationalities and locations: use the Person Finder tool available at http://www.state.gov/haitiquake to find and share information about missing persons in Haiti.
- U.S. citizens with pending adoption cases in Haiti: Contact the Department of State at AskCI@state.gov for information about their adoption case.
- For answers to frequently asked questions: For answers to frequently asked questions about the Consular response please visit the State Department website.
Other Ways to Help
- UN Flash Appeal (via Relief Web): downloadable lists of needs on the ground and of NGOs and projects that need support, vetted by UN
- Interaction : Information about NGOs delivering earthquake relief support in Haiti
- UN Business Appeal : Information and resources on how businesses can provide assistance to Haiti
- World Health Organization : Information for people who want to donate medical supplies and equipment
Information About the Earthquake and Relief Efforts
- White House: Information about the Federal response to the earthquake
- One Response: A collaborative inter-agency website to enhance humanitarian coordination
- Relief Web: A repository of public briefings on Haiti
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce: A summary of U.S. private sector engagement on Haiti relief
- Center for International Disaster Information: Situation reports and other information
- Ushahidi.org: Incident and survivor reports from Haiti
The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is doing this by working with and supporting the efforts of reputable 501(c)(3) nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations. Presidents Clinton and Bush oversee the CBHF through their respective nonprofit organizations, the William J. Clinton Foundation and Communities Foundation of Texas. For more information, visit www.clintonbushhaitifund.org.
You can contribute in any of three ways:
Webvisit our secure online donation page
Mobile GivingText the word "QUAKE" to 20222 to donate $10 to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, charged to your cell phone bill.
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