In addition to the organizations highlighted above, there are many more nonprofits that are working in emergency response internationally. These 5 other expert-identified nonprofits were noted for their high impact work.
#6 International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The International Rescue Committee does high quality, evidence-based work in geographic areas where others will not. They have a track record of strong programming, particularly with with schools in refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) settings. Read more about them here.
#7 Mercy Corps
Emergency response experts praise Mercy Corps for consistently having a high quality impact in disaster settings. Their work is of high quality, centered on indicators and benchmarks that demonstrate impact on activities undertaken. Experts also cite the huge impact of their post-crisis development work, which has improved long-term access to basic needs like food and health care services. Read more about them here.
#8 Save the Children
Save the Children does high quality, technically strong work with a special focus on the welfare and development of children. Moreover, through sharing their knowledge, they have made a strong impact on the international NGO emergency community. Read more about them here.
#9 Concern Worldwide
Concern Worldwide’s has lifesaving impact in acute emergencies, and very effective health programs, particularly in the area of malnutrition. Read more about them here.
#10 International Medical Corps (IMC)
Multiple experts noted International Medical Corps ability to mobilize quickly and rapidly respond to sudden onset emergencies. They have also done excellent work in building up primary & secondary health care systems and mental health systems in disaster affected countries. Read more about them here.
#11 Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger covers an impressive number of countries, and takes a rigorous, evaluation-based approach to targeting beneficiary populations. Read more about them here.
Remember, these top 11 organizations are only a few of the great emergency response nonprofits! View our entire list of international emergency response here and dig deeper to review what experts had to say about each organization. These organizations are doing important work to help victims of disasters worldwide, so please consider donating to them to show your support. You can feel confident that your donation is going to support an outstanding group of nonprofits making a real impact in communities globally.