October 17, 2023

Support those impacted by earthquakes in Afghanistan

Western Afghanistan has recently been struck by 4 major earthquakes, all 6.3 magnitude, in just over a week.


Officials have stated that thousands of lives were lost and thousands more have been impacted. The UN Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said the earthquakes destroyed an estimated 100% of homes in the Zindajan district in Herat Province.


It is also important to note that Afghanistan is facing a complex humanitarian crisis while responding to this tragic event.

The organizations below have been recommended by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) to help those impacted.

Afghanistan earthquake charities

  • Center for Disaster Philanthropy – CDP Global Recovery Fund

    EIN: 45-5257937

  • Action Against Hunger (AAH)

    EIN: 13-3327220

  • AirLink

    EIN: 37-1710848

  • AmeriCares Foundation

     EIN: 06-1008595


  • CARE, Inc.

    EIN: 13-1685039

  • Convoy of Hope

    EIN: 68-0051386

  • Direct Relief

    EIN: 95-1831116

  • Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières

    EIN: 13-3433452

  • International Committee of the Red Cross

    EIN: 98-6001029

  • International Medical Corps

    EIN: 95-3949646

  • International Rescue Committee

    EIN: 13-5660870

  • Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA)

    EIN: 95-4453134

  • Mercy Corps

    EIN: 91-1148123

  • Relief International

    EIN: 95-4300662

  • Save the Children Federation

    Fund: Children's Emergency Fund

    EIN: 06-0726487

  • U.S. Fund for UNICEF

    EIN: 13-1760110

    Fund: United Nations Children's Fund

  • World Central Kitchen

    EIN: 27-3521132

  • World Food Program USA

    EIN: 13-3843435