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Beslan charity appeals
Children injured in the Beslan siege
Aid agencies have sent medical supplies to Beslan

Panorama: School Siege tells the story of the Beslan school siege through the eyes of some of the survivors.

If you would like to donate money to help the survivors and the families of victims who were killed in the siege, there is an official charity which has been set up by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Below there are also links to some other disaster aid charities who operate around the world - although they may not be operating in Beslan.

Beslan Lifeline Appeal

The appeal has been set up by the Russian branch of the CAF and will provide grants to hospitals, medical charities and educational organisations working in Beslan.

CAF Charity Card holders can donate by calling 0845 6000 909. If you don't have a CAF card you can donate by calling 01732 520111.

Alternatively you can donate via the CAF website by clicking on the link below.

Red Cross

The British Red Cross had launched an appeal to raise money for the people of Beslan but closed it a day later after reaching it's target of 500,000 within 24 hours.

The Red Cross is the largest independent humanitarian network in the world, with more than 100 million members across the globe.

You can visit their website by clicking on the link below:


The United Nations Childrens fund has several aims, including child protection, immunisation programmes, education programmes and help with disasters.

UNICEF has sent medical supplies to hospitals in Beslan. For more information about their work click on the link below.

Save the Children

Save the Children fights for children's rights. We deliver immediate and lasting improvements to children's lives worldwide.

It also provides care for diaster situations across the world. Click on the link below to find out more about their work.

Christian Aid

An agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland, Christian Aid works wherever the need is greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations, which are best placed to understand local needs, as well as giving help on the ground through 16 overseas offices.

Click on the link below to find out more about their work.

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