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DERA is actively involved in providing emergency assistance to communities and individual victims in response to several recent disasters.  DERA members are currently active in 18 countries, providing a wide range of preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, relief assistance and planning duties.  Detailed reports of our efforts are included in our quarterly newsletter, Disasters·Org, which is available online.

DERA Needs Your Support

You can help disaster victims now while becoming an important part of the DERA network.

DERA depends on the generosity of people like you for everything we do.  

Your donation will directly support our field teams and the victims they are assisting.  

Everyone working for DERA is an unpaid volunteer and our administrative overhead is extremely low (about 5%).  This means that donated funds are used efficiently for direct mission support.

DERA was founded in 1962 and is an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable, tax-exempt organization.  We are registered with  GuideStar® and our books are open for inspection. 

How can you help?

1 - Join DERA as a member and add your strength to ours. Click Here for Online Application  

2 - Make an online, secure donation to help us immediately. Click on the button below:

The donation button takes you to a secure PayPal shopping cart where you may enter the amount of your gift .

You do not have to have a PayPal account or register with PayPal to use our online donation page. All major cards accepted.



If you wish to send your donation by postal mail please send to:

DERA Disaster Support

P.O. Box 797,  Longmont, CO 80502


 DERA is a private, non-profit organization and is not affiliated with any governmental agency.  DERA is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  Our tax identification number (FEIN) is 39-1777651.  DERA is registered with GuideStar® and our financial records are available for public inspection. 

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