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The world is focused on Afghan now and everyone feels sympathetic for its people. Here is some information I collected. Due to the constrained time, the summary is really rough, but I hope it can open up the discussion about what's the best approach.

Donate to help in general ①

1. Save the Children

Charity ratings: Charity watch groups name us as a top-rated children’s charity among other children’s charities and non-profit organizations. Included among these charity rankings are a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, an A rating from GenderFair and an A- rating from CharityWatch.

Annual reports: https://resourcecentre.savethechildren.net/node/18345/pdf/save_the_children_annual_review_2019_0.pdf

2. International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The IRC does not have effective policy in BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s accountability standards.

Nonetheless, It is endorsed by many top Charity Watchdogs. https://www.charitynavigator.org/ein/135660870

Related to EA community https://www.effectivealtruism.org/articles/ruth-levine-and-caitlin-tulloch-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-of-evidence/

Real project: Cash Transfer have a wide range of cost efficiency, from a minimum of 14 cents for every dollar transferred up to $1.32 for every dollar transferred. For your reference, a very cost-effective NGO, GiveDirectly, transfer1 dollar at the cost of about 20 cents(17/83) according to Givewell.

Support Afghanistan Women ③

1. Afghan Women’s Education Center

Endorsed by TIMES(see reference for more information). Impact unquantified since no concrete research is available.

2. Women for Afghan Women ③  

Endorsed by TIMES(see reference for more information). Impact unquantified since no concrete research is available.

Get Afghanistan out by plane ④

Cost effectiveness: 100k for 200 lives predicted by a EA fellow. The project is organized by hawn VanDiver, director of a chapter of the Truman National Security Project.


① How can I help Afghanistan?  https://www.rescue.org/article/how-can-i-help-afghanistan?amp

② Save the Children https://www.savethechildren.org/us/where-we-work/afghanistan

③ TIMES  https://time.com/6090921/how-to-help-afghanistan-people/

④ EA forum https://forum.effectivealtruism.org/posts/A96G6tpkTwwbdftFG/time-sensitive-potentially-high-impact-opportunity-to-help




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Great work! Just an FYI - it may be a problem only I'm having, but those Notion links don't seem to be working for me

Hi AslanP, thanks for the comment. Oh thanks for the notice. Please just ignore them, I forgot to unlink notion. I did some drafts on notion~

Thank you for posting this!

Thanks Alene! Hopefully this is helpful to you. It seems that few studies are done on how to evaluate the impact of rescues under emergent context among EAs, so I am also a bit confused about how to utilize these information.

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