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Directory of Organisations Supporting Victims of Terrorism

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Civil society, governmental and inter-governmental resources for victims of terrorism.

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Semana Foundation

In April 2009 Publications Semana, one of the leading magazines in the country, created a Semana Foundation to work in post-conflict areas to design replicable models to rebuild a country devastated by war. Read more »

Civil Society Colombia
Arcangeles Foundation

It works to improve the living conditions of vulnerable populations in Colombia. Its main objective is to achieve social inclusion in the world and to ensure for future generations an inclusive and sustainable world.Read more »

Civil Society Colombia
Association française des Victimes du Terrorisme

L’Association française des Victimes du Terrorisme (AfVT.org), fondée en 2009, a pour objet d'apporter une assistance aux victimes du terrorisme ou à leurs familles. Cette assistance est morale, administrative, financière, juridique, médicale, mémorielle ou autre. L’AfVT.org assure trois types de mission : - Psychologique : en plus d’un suivi thérapeutique individuel pour les victimes du terrorisme, l’association assure un accompagnement psychologique au travers de programmes collectifs sur le modèle des ateliers d’art-thérapie et des groupes de parole. - Juridique : suivi des victimes dans toutes leurs démarches juridiques et administratives. - Prévention : informer, sensibiliser, prévenir et protéger l’opinion publique des dangers de la radicalisation, de la propagande extrémiste et de l’embrigadement terroriste au travers de la voix des victimes. L’AfVT.org assure également des séminaires de formation adressés aux agents de l’Etat pouvant être confrontés aux problématiques de la radicalisation. Enfin, dans une perspective internationale, l’AfVT.org supervise et encadre les activités de la Fédération Internationale des Associations de Victimes du Terrorisme (FIAVT). Read more »

Civil Society France
British Red Cross

The British Red Cross relief fund gives immediate financial help to people who have been seriously injured or bereaved by terrorist incidents overseas. When terrorist incidents occur, it can be hard for the people affected to get financial help from insurance bodies. This fund – which we set up at the request of the government – provides an immediate payment of £3,000 to help people recover from the incident. This grant is not compensation for what victims have suffered. Read more »

Civil Society United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Canadian Coalition Against Terror C-CAT

A non-partisan advocacy body comprised of Canadian terror victims, counterterrorism professionals and other individuals committed to enhancing Canada's counterterrorism policies. It has been active since 2004 and has been involved in the national dialogue on terrorism and national security (the Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security). CRCVC has a number of resources, some of which were funded by the Victims Fund, which are relevant to victims of terrorism and to service providers.Read more »

Civil Society Canada
Canadian National Day of Service Foundation (CNDSF)

CNDSF raises awareness and strives to provide education to the public about the effects of terrorism and to provide support for those who have been impacted by terrorist violence, either directly or by virtue of its impact on an immediate family member. Read more »

Civil Society Canada
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC)

The CRCVC is a non-profit victim advocacy group that lobbies for victims' interests and effective justice reform. The Centre has conducted research and consultations regarding the needs of victims of terrorism.Read more »

Civil Society Canada
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)

Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) are responsible for support for victims of terrorism after the initial operational response. This includes support in the criminal justice system and for the management of compensation schemes for victims. Read more »

Government United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

DCLG is responsible for coordinating and supporting local authorities in their role as leaders of the humanitarian assistance response to a terrorist attack. Read more »

Government United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Department of Health (DH)

DH provides guidance to the National Health Service and local authorities on how to plan for responding to the psychological and mental health needs of victims of emergenciesRead more »

Government United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland