Help Alleviate Suffering in Libya 

Washington, DC | | March 14, 2011 -- The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) extends its deepest sympathies to the people of Libya in light of the recent tragedies arising from the pro-Democracy movement in that nation. 

On February 15, 2011, thousands of Libyans took to the streets across Libya demanding their basic and fundamental universal human rights. Over the past few weeks, the violence has escalated – resulting in innumerable deaths and the estimated displacement of 180,000 persons, as reported by the news media.

ADC is extremely concerned about the well being of the Libyan people, and all those who are refugees or displaced, and encourages all ADC members and friends to donate toward the alleviation of humanitarian suffering.

You may wish to donate to the following relief organizations, or to others of your own choosing:  

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society: The International Federation directs and coordinates international assistance to some of the world's most vulnerable people. Donate online

Islamic Relief USA: Islamic Relief is currently assisting refugees on the Libyan borders in Egypt and Tunisia. Donate online

International Medical Corps: You can donate on the International Medical Corps website, call (800) 481-4462 or text MED to 80888 (each text is a $10 donation).

Life for Relief and Development: Preparations are underway to send medicines, medical supplies, food, tents and relief supplies to the Tunisian-Libyan border as well as sending a team of 100-300 doctors and nurses into Libya. Donate online

United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNCHR): UNCHR is already on the ground responding to the needs of refugees and displaced persons. Donate online


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