Here’s How You Can Help And Support The Paris Attack Victims

By : Alex Watt |


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In the wake of the Paris attacks, many have reached out to try and help the victims, their families and all those in the French capital affected by the horrific terrorist attacks across the city.

There are actually a number of ways you can help those in Paris, whether you live in France or not, with a number of international aid organisations offering assistance.

The good folks at Bustle have helpfully collated a short, useful list of charities and organisations which you can donate to and help and support the victims of the attacks.

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The Red Cross

You can donate to the Red Cross here, which aids in emergencies around the world.

You cannot currently donate directly to the French Red Cross, but you can donate online to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, which includes the French chapter.

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The Secours Catholique-Caritas France

The Catholic relief organisation is based in France and regularly helps those in need across the nation, as well as providing help during emergencies and crises.

You can donate to Secours Catholique-Caritas France online here.

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French Secours Populaire

The French Secours Populaire is another poverty-fighting organisation which provides material assistance during emergencies, as well as support for the victims.

You can donate to the FSP here.

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Friends of Fondation de France, Inc.

Friends of Fondation de France, Inc. offers an easier way for those in the U.S. to donate to charities across France. The French Secours Populaire and the Secours Catholique-Caritas France don’t process American credit cards, but Friends of Fondation de France, Inc. does.

You can donate to the foundation here, selecting a one-time donation or set up a recurring payment.

More charities are likely to come forward and pledge their support for Paris in the coming days but, for now, these four are your best options.

Between 100 and 150 people were killed in Paris last night in six coordinated terrorist attacks across the city.