The United Nations Haiti Earthquake Flash Appeal is currently calling for US$575 million, which will be directed to emergency and early recovery assistance following the devastating earthquake that struck the Haiti capital, Port-au-Prince, on 12 January 2010. Contributions to the Fund can be made through the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).
• Wire transfers can be made by deposit to:
JP Morgan Chase Bank
International Agencies Banking
1166 Avenue of the Americas
Account Title: Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) Charitable Donations
Account No: 485 002671
ABA No: 021000021
Swift Code: CHASUS33 (for international transfer)
• Credit card donations can be made online through the United Nations Foundation (http://www.unfoundation.org/donate/cerf.html).
The Flash Appeal mechanism channels funds to United Nations agencies according to their needs in providing emergency relief and humanitarian assistance. Details on pledges and contributions, and the allocation of funds (by sector and agency), for the Haiti Flash Appeal are available at the ReliefWeb site: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/fts.nsf/doc105?OpenForm&emid=EQ-2010-000009-HTI&rc=2.