Humanitarian Aid Related Links

  • Members Safe After Flooding in Argentina

    Posted: 22 April 2013

    Many Church members lost their homes in La Plata, Argentina, on Tuesday, April 2, when a record-breaking storm inundated the area with more than 10 inches of rain in just a few hours.  Full Story

  • Clean Water Project Helps Saints in South Pacific

    Posted: 10 April 2013

    In the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, water resources can be slim, but when members contacted the Church’s humanitarian missionaries, they were able to receive help in creating better water infrastructure.  Full Story

  • Church’s Humanitarian Efforts Making a Difference Worldwide

    Posted: 11 March 2013

    LDS Charities representatives took their place the first week of March this year at a United Nations gathering with other major humanitarian organizations and talked about the work the Church is doing to improve the lives of women.  Full Story

  • LDS Charities’ Work with Women, Children Highlighted at United Nations Side Event

    Posted: 8 March 2013

    During a side event, held in conjunction with the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, LDS Charities presented information on the Church’s humanitarian outreach, specifically to women and children across the globe.  Full Story

  • Church Responds to More Than 100 Disasters in 2012

    Posted: 5 March 2013

    During 2012, the Church provided victims of 104 disasters in 52 countries with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food, water, clothing, medical supplies, hygiene kits, and other relief items. In addition, local Church leaders organized thousands of member volunteers to distribute aid and assist those affected by these disasters, with over 1.3 million volunteer hours of service donated (worth an estimated $28 million). Highlights: Every year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides emergency assistance to people all over the world affected by natural disasters, war, and famine. During 2012, the Church provided victims of 104 disasters in 52 countries with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food, water, clothing, medical supplies, hygiene kits, and other relief items. Those suffering from loss are helped regardless of nationality or religion.  Full Story

  • Church Donation to Utah Detox Facility Will Help Expand Programs

    Posted: 30 January 2013

    A donation from the Church will help provide more room and beds at Salt Lake City’s VOA Detoxification Center. Individuals and businesses can contribute to the expansion project by going to www.voaut.org. Any amount donated will be matched.  Full Story

  • Quilts Appreciated in Ukraine

    Posted: 23 January 2013

    People in need in Ukraine have greatly appreciated the quilts that members in the United States have made and donated, according to public affairs missionaries in the Eastern Europe Area.  Full Story

  • December Cyclone Causes Damage in Samoa

    Posted: 7 January 2013

    Elder F. Michael Watson of the Seventy visited Samoa during the week of December 21–24, 2012, to see how the Church can help with recovery efforts from the cyclone that hit Samoa December 14.  Full Story