Facts & Figures


Million people are pushed into poverty due to natural disasters.

Severe climate shocks threaten to roll back decades of progress against poverty. Storms, floods, and droughts have dire human and economic consequences, with poor people often paying the heaviest price.” --- Jim Kim, Former World Bank President

Our Work


Rohingya Fires Emergency

Deadly fires have taken lives of Rohingya refugees, destroyed shanties (shelter tents), 45,000 rohingya refugees have been displaced, at least 15 have died and over 400 remain unaccounted for. There is an immediate need for food, water, hygiene products, new clothes and family shelters.


Devastating tsunamis and earthquakes, as recently as January 15, 2020, have rocked various regions, leaving people without homes, utilities, and access to medical care.

Coronavirus Emergency

The virus continues to spread globally and across the United States. As of March 27, there were over 500,000 confirmed cases worldwide and over 80,000 in the USA (more than any other country). Here and across the world, we are responding by providing families in need with access to food, hygiene products, protective equipment and financial assistance in the form of Hardship Grants.

Yemen Emergency

Yemen, one of the world's poorest countries, is facing catastrophic famine — perhaps the worst in our lifetimes. Our teams have been working in Yemen since late 2016 providing humanitarian aid and relief. We need your help to save Yemeni lives.

Lebanon Emergency Response

In addition to the economic crisis that has crippled the country these last 12 months, the recent spread of COVID-19 has overwhelmed Lebanon’s health system, which is not able to keep up with the demand. We are sending much needed medical supplies into Lebanon. Photo Credit: AP

Syria Emergency

Conflict and flooding has displaced thousands of families, leaving them without shelter or healthcare and placing them at greater risk for contracting COVID19. Your support can help provide critical PPE, medicines, COVID19 testing, and other vital services.

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Rohingya: The World's Forgotten People

Nearly 1 Million Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following violence in Myanmar. Penny Appeal USA has been working with refugees in the make-shift camps to provide food, clean water, medical kits and examinations, and shelter.

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