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The Best Ways To Help Victims of Morocco's Deadly Earthquake

What's happening:

  • A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Morocco on Friday, and with the death toll already surpassing 2,800 it is the deadliest and most powerful earthquake to hit the North African country in decades.
  • The epicenter was in the High Atlas Mountains, located about 50 miles southwest of the popular tourist city of Marrakech.
  • Rescue teams are struggling to reach those in affected areas due to roads blocked by the rubble left in the quake’s wake.

Organizations helping victims of Morocco's earthquake:

Disaster response organizations are mobilizing quickly to support the immediate, life-saving relief efforts as well as longer-term recovery. The best way to support is to provide funding to one of the many nonprofits that are working to provide assistance to those impacted.

Groundswell has put together a list of organizations you can directly support:

  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Team Rubicon 
  • CARE 
  • International Medical Corps 
  • Doctors without borders 
  • GlobalGiving
  • UNICEF

The best way to support is to provide funding to one of the many nonprofits that are working to provide assistance to those impacted - please consider donating today. 

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