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Organizations Coordinate Aid Effort

THE US government has given $50 million to $60 million in relief to the tens of thousands of Kurdish refugees and other peoples fleeing northern Iraq, according to Court Robinson of the US Committee for Refugees. At least 27 nonprofit organizations have combined efforts to coordinate assistance. Following are the addresses of a few of these organizations, which collectively have raised at least $700,000 in funds for the Iraqi refugees:

American Red Cross

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17th and D Streets, NW

Washington, D.C. 20006

World Vision

919 W. Huntington Dr.

Monrovia, Calif. 91016

American Jewish World Service

729 Boylston St. 5th Floor

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Boston, Mass. 02116


660 First Ave.

New York, N.Y. 10016

Oxfam America

115 Broadway St.

Boston, Mass. 02116

For a more complete list of nonprofit organizations raising money for the Kurds, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:


1850 H St. NW, 11th floor

Washington D.C., 20006.

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