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web World Faiths Development Dialogue
"The World Faiths Development Dialogue reflects a joint initiative of James Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank, and His Grace George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury, to explore how links between faith leaders and organizations and development institutions might be enhanced. A missing link in the development business has all too often been the role of religions, both as organizations deeply involved in poor communities, and across countries and regions, and as a moral voice helping to direct and calibrate the purpose and design of anti-poverty interventions."
•  Interreligious dialogue
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web World Hope International
This organization does work in disaster relief, economic development, education, and health.
•  Missions
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance
"The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is a broad ecumenical network for international cooperation in advocacy on global trade and HIV and AIDS. More than 85 churches and church-related organizations have joined the Alliance by committing themselves to 'speak out with one voice against injustice, to confront structures of power, practices and attitudes which deprive human beings of dignity and to offer alternative visions based on the Gospel.'"
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Mennonite Central Committee
"MCC seeks to demonstrate God's love by working among people suffering from poverty, conflict, oppression and natural disaster. MCC serves as a channel for interchange by building mutually transformative relationships. MCC strives for peace, justice and the dignity of all people by sharing our experiences, resources and faith in Jesus Christ."
•  Anabaptists
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web International Orthodox Christian Charities
"In response to a need expressed by members of our Orthodox Christian community, International Orthodox Christian Charities, Inc. (IOCC) was established in March 1992 as the official international humanitarian organization of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas."
•  Orthodox Eastern Church
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Catholic Relief Services
"Catholic Relief Services represents the US Catholic community by helping people in more than 80 countries around the world. Our relief and development programs uphold the dignity of the human person and recognize that we are united into one human family."
•  Catholic Church
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web ACT Alliance
"The ACT Alliance works towards a world community where all God’s creation lives with dignity, justice, peace and full respect for human rights and the environment. Members of the alliance work together for positive and sustainable change in the lives of people affected by poverty and injustice through coordinated and effective humanitarian, development and advocacy work. We work with and for people of all faiths and none."
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web World Relief
"As the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), World Relief equips evangelical churches to minister to hurting people's physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Our innovative ministries focus on church-centered healthcare, income generation, agricultural assistance, refugee care and emergency relief."
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web World Vision
"World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice."
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Salvation Army International Home Page
"This website features the international mission and services of The Salvation Army through its International Headquarters in London, England."
•  Protestantism -- Smaller groups
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
•  Religious bodies -- Official web sites
web Franciscans International
"Franciscans International is a non-governmental organisation with General Consultative status at the UN, uniting the voices of Franciscan brothers and sisters from around the world. We operate under the sponsorship of the Conference of the Franciscan Family and serve all Franciscans and the global community by bringing spiritual, ethical, and Franciscan values to the United Nations and international organisations."
•  Francis, of Assisi, St., 1181-1226
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
syllab "Religious Responses to Disaster"
A 2007 course by Catherine Wessinger at Loyola University New Orleans.
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Accord
"Accord is a catalyst for learning, collaboration and building Christ-centered unity around the shared vision of eliminating poverty. Accord serves Christian organizations and churches involved in this vision to achieve the highest standards, principles and effectiveness in relief and development."
•  Evangelicalism
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Bread for the World
"Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities in which we live."
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Food for the Hungry
"In response to God's call, and compelled by the love of Christ, Food for the Hungry goes to the hard places – places darkened by poverty, war and injustice – to bring hope and help to children, families and communities in the most impoverished countries around the world."
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web MAP International
"MAP International promotes the Total Health of people living in the world’s poorest communities by partnering to: Provide essential medicine; Promote community health development; Prevent and mitigate disease, disaster and other health threats."
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Center on Faith in Communities
"The Center on Faith in Communities seeks to inspire, educate, equip, and resource the Christian community for the work of mercy and justice among the poor." The Center is directed by Amy Sherman.
•  Religion and economics
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
•  Religion -- Centers and institutes
web Cross International Catholic Outreach
"Cross International Catholic Outreach's priority is to help 'the poorest of the poor.' Our ministry began in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and home to some of the most destitute people in our modern world. Efforts have since grown to reach those suffering extreme poverty in other Caribbean countries as well as countries throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America."
•  Catholic Church
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
web Craddock Center
This Center, founded by Fred Craddock, focuses on development work in Appalachia, as well as offering preaching workshops.

•  Preaching
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
•  Religion -- Centers and institutes
syllab "NGOs and Development in Mission"
A 2012 course by Todd Johnson at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

•  Missions
•  Religion -- Relief and development work
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