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Resources for Emergencies

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official overseas relief and development agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and a member of Caritas International. Your Missions Office is the local representative for CRS.

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) leads the Catholic Church’s domestic disaster response by providing technical expertise, training, resources, advocacy and empowerment to partner agencies and the poor and vulnerable people they serve. Catholic Community Services (CCS) is a local member agency of CCUSA. For more information visit www.ccsww.org.

 
Global Emergencies
 
Earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricane Maria
A one-page bilingual flyer about how the Church is supporting relief efforts
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Respond to the Hunger Crisis in Africa
Resources from Catholic Relief Services
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Prayers for Emergencies
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CRS Global Emergency Update - November 2017
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CRS Emergency Response & Recovery
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Support for Victims of the Wildfires in Southern California
 
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles
Please send all monetary donations, earmarked for the wildfire relief efforts/wildfire victims, to:

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc.
1531 James M. Wood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

or online at https://catholiccharitiesla.org/donate/.
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Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Fund for LA, Ventura and Santa Barbara fire victims.
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Hurricane Relief Efforts
 
Help Families in the Caribbean Recover from Hurricane Irma and Maria
Those wishing to assist CRS' relief efforts can send their donation through the Missions Office. Make checks payable to "CCAS" (Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle), note “Hurricane Relief," and send to:

CRS/Missions Office, Archdiocese of Seattle
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

or call 877-435-7277;

or online at www.crs.org.
Donate Online
Catholic Charities USA Hurricane Relief
Those wishing to assist CCUSA relief efforts being carried out in the United States and Puerto Rico (U.S. territory) can send their donation directly to CCUSA. Make checks payable to CCUSA (note “Hurricane Relief") and send to:

Catholic Charities USA
P.O. Box 17066
Baltimore, MD 21297-1066

or call 1-800-919-9338;

or online at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.
Donate Online
Prayer Resources
Prayer After a Hurricane / Una oración después de un huracán
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CRS Emergency Relief and Recovery Fact Sheet (EN)
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CRS Hoja Informativa Sobre La Ayuda de Emergencia (ES)
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Refugee Crisis
 
11 things you may not know about refugees
Some of us have concerns about refugees coming to the U.S.. Some have strong misconceptions about just who refugees are, especially about Syrian refugees. Here are answers to questions - answers that may surprise.
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A Moment for Grace: A Prayer for Refugees
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Syrian Refugee Crisis
Catholic Relief Services' Syrian Refugee Crisis landing page.
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Syrian Refugee Crisis: 7 Things You Can Do to Help
From Catholic Relief Services.
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Support
Those wishing to assist CRS' work in the Middle East can send their donation through the Missions Office. Make checks payable to "CCAS" (Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle), note “Refugee Crisis,” and send to:

CRS/Missions Office, Archdiocese of Seattle
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

or call 877-435-7277;
or online at www.crs.org.
Donate Online

 
Domestic Emergencies
 
Catholic Community Services Western Washington
In the event of major emergencies in the state of Washington, learn about the Church’s response by visiting www.ccsww.org, or calling (206) 328-5696.
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Catholic Charities USA
For information and resources on domestic emergencies in the United States, visit Catholic Charities USA: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.
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