Moroccan Earthquake Relief: Where to Give

Morocco is recovering from the effects of the most powerful earthquake in 123 years. At just past 11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake killed almost 2,500 people and injured thousands, with the death toll expected to climb much higher in the coming days. If you’d like to help, here are some options.

Doctors Without Borders 

Providing medical care and equipment, the organization has deployed teams of its medical staff to the area. You can donate here.

The International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies 

The organization has a Morocco-based arm and is accepting donations for its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund. The IFRC has already given over $1.1 million to support Morocco’s Red Crescent Society. You can donate to these efforts here.


The organization is accepting donations for children and families. More information on how to donate can be found here.


The organization put together an emergency relief fund that has currently raised close to $400,000 and is hoping to raise $5 million. You can donate here.

Islamic Relief USA 

The organization provides relief and development regardless of gender, race, or religion. They are working to assist with food, shelter, and healthcare for earthquake victims. More on how to donate can be found here.

World Central Kitchen 

Chef José Andres’s organization is helping to get meals to communities affected by the earthquake. Donate to their efforts here.

GoFundMe: Verified Accounts

The popular site for crowdfunding for tragedies such as these, GoFundMe has assembled a list of verified earthquake relief funds. You can find more about them here.



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