Concept

World Relief

Summary
World Relief (officially, World Relief Corporation of National Association of Evangelicals) is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian nongovernmental organization, the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals and a leading refugee resettlement agency. The administrative headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. There are 17 regional offices throughout the United States and 9 international offices. History World Relief was founded as a Commission in 1944 by the National Association of Evangelicals to send clothing and food to victims of World War II. After the war, evangelical leaders decided that the War Relief Commission should continue working in post-war Europe and around the world. In 1950, the agency was renamed World Relief and began to focus on other areas of development, providing sewing machines and training so war widows could earn a living, setting up TB clinics, and supporting orphanages and land reclamation projects. World Relief is organized
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