Nepal earthquake donations: Who's sending what

Red Cross CEO: Nepal needs basic first aid
Red Cross CEO: Nepal needs basic first aid

International aid organizations and foreign governments are scrambling to get much-needed relief to Nepal.

The weekend's 7.8-magnitude earthquake near the capital of Kathmandu caused widespread devastation and the death toll has surpassed 4,400.

Officials expect the number of fatalities to increase as rescue crews search for survivors from the country's worst natural disaster in more than 80 years.

The United States, India, Israel, Pakistan and other governments have sent emergency supplies and personnel such as doctors to Nepal. The Red Cross has 1,500 volunteers and 300 staff on the ground providing basic first-aid and other support.

On Monday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies issued an appeal to raise 33.5 million Swiss francs ($35.2 million) to provide emergency assistance.

"We call on all partners and donors to urgently and generously support our action," said IFRC Secretary General, Elhadj As Sy.

As the rescue and recovery efforts continue, many charities, government agencies and nonprofits are sending essential aid and medical assistance. Here are some of the organizations that have announced contributions.

Governments

United Nations: The office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs is releasing $15 million from the U.N.'s emergency relief fund. It expects to issue an appeal for donations from member states later this week.

United States: Washington has committed a total of $10 million for response and recovery efforts, according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

Japan: Announced a 1 billion yen ($8.4 million) grant and sent rescue personnel.

United Kingdom: It's Department for International Development announced a £5 million ($7.6 million) aid package on Sunday; £3 million will be used immediately; £2 million will be given to the British Red Cross.

Canada: Donating 5 million Canadian dollars ($4.1 million) to aid organizations to help with life-saving efforts.

Norway: Donated 30 million Norwegian kroner ($3.9 million) for relief efforts.

Australia: Donated 5 million Australian dollars ($3.9 million) and sent experts.

European Commission: Announced €3 million ($3.3 million) in immediate aid money for Nepal on Sunday.

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China: Its Ministry of Commerce has reportedly given 20 million yuan ($3.2 million) in humanitarian aid, according to the Chinese newspaper, China Daily.

Germany: Berlin has pledged €2.5 million ($2.7 million) and is sending supplies.

Singapore: Donated 100,000 Singapore dollars ($75,000) to the Singapore Red Cross for aid. Singapore Red Cross agency is appealing for more donations. Has already begun disbursing 50,000 Singapore dollars worth of emergency supplies.

Asian Development Bank: The group of 48 countries in Asia and the Pacific are providing a $3 million grant.

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Nonprofits

USAID: $1 million in emergency financial support.

AmeriCares: The group has raised $750,000 to support relief efforts in Nepal.

American Red Cross: $300,000 initial contribution.

Save the Children: £300,000 ($454,000) in emergency aid. Expects to eventually send millions.

Christian Aid: Immediately sent £50,000 ($76,000) in aid on Saturday. Has raised £124,000 ($188,000) from donations. Expects to raise over £1 million for this urgent appeal.

Oxfam: The British aid agency said online donations totaled £500,000 in Great Britain and $1 million in the United States.

Companies

Coca-Cola: The beverage giant said it is working to provide bottled water to survivors as soon as possible.

Pepsi: Is also donating bottled water and food.

Kellogg: The food company said it donated $200,000 to the World Food Program that is earmarked for Nepal.

Toyota: Making a combined donation of 10 million yen, or about $84,000.

Facebook: The social network has developed a new tool called Safety Check. The simple tool sends messages to people who are in Nepal, urging them to click a button to let their Facebook friends know they're okay.

Google: The search engine has revived its "Person Finder" tool this weekend. The tool helps people search for and post information about missing friends and family in the disaster zone. As of Monday morning, the site hosted 5,600 entries.

Microsoft: Has pledged $1 million in cash and in-kind donations. It is also offering free Skype calls to and from Nepal.

UPS: Pledged $200,000 to various charities working in Nepal.

Communications companies: T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Vodafone Time Warner Cable and others have waived fees for calls in Nepal.

Payment providers: Apple, PayPal, Square Cash are waiving fees and taking other steps to facilitate donations.

Help expand this list. If you are part of a group that is taking part in Nepal relief efforts, please let us know.

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