FirstGov for Consumers

FirstGov for Consumers -- is a "one-stop" link to a broad range of federal information resources available online. It is designed so that you can locate information by category -- such as Food, Health, Product Safety, Your Money, and Transportation. Each category has subcategories to direct you to areas within individual federal web sites containing related information.

 
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The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. RAINN also publicizes the hotline's free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

 
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The National Center for Victims

The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, we have worked with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims.
The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

 
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Federal Trade Commission

FTC works to eliminate unfair or deceptive marketplace practices. Site includes areas of FTC involvement plus a complaint form for consumers.

 
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to oversee diverse programs that benefit victims of crime.

 
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Do Unto Others

Do Unto Others: America’s Emergency Relief Development and Humanitarian Outreach Charities are accepting donations to assist the victims of the powerful earthquake and resulting tsunamis that caused widespread destruction in coastal areas of Southeast Asia and Africa.

 
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Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity plans up to 25,000 homes for displaced tsunami victims

 
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UNICEF

UNICEF has mobilized aid in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Maldives, India and Sri Lanka to provide relief from the Sumatra earthquake that touched off a series of tsunamis, killing tens of thousands of people and leaving hundreds of thousands of children and their families in serious jeopardy. Well over 75,000 tons of humanitarian aid is on the way in the form of water supplies, emergency health kits, tarpaulins and tents, school supplies and more.

 
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World Vision

World Vision helps transform the lives of the world's poorest children and families in nearly 100 countries, including the United States. We extend assistance to all people, regardless of their religious beliefs, gender, race, or ethnic background.

 
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