International Rescue Committee
Find out how to contribute to improving the quality of life for Chechnya's children through IRC projects that supply educational materials, psychological counseling, nutritional supplements, water, and emergency shelter.
Read individual stories and view a photo essay about Chechnya's tragedy. Then find out how to donate to relief programs providing food, health care, and water to displaced persons—including meals for thousands of schoolchildren.
Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)
Download MSF's report about its activities in the Russian Federation—which focus primarily on the Caucasus region—and find out how to volunteer or donate to mobile clinics and health care operations in refugee camps.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
This site provides in-depth information—including links to audio interviews and individual children's stories—about UNICEF's efforts to aid the victims of Beslan, North Ossetia.
Find out how to sponsor relief projects in Chechnya and Ingushetiya that focus on children's welfare, including mobile health teams and the distribution of clothes, food, and other supplies to schools and kindergartens.
Heidi Bradner, Photojournalist
In several galleries on her website, photographer Heidi Bradner displays photos spanning ten years of war in Chechnya, portraying the suffering of ordinary men, women, and children, and the "lost boys" who serve in the Russian military.
Human Rights Watch: Chechnya—Renewed Catastrophe
Read about victims of human rights abuses in Chechnya and examine background information, news reports, and video interviews. Then find suggestions for taking action to help.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting: Caucasus Programme
Gain access to a network of dedicated reporters who cover the latest news from the Caucasus, plus regional profiles, maps, and photo essays on this website. The IWPR aims to "raise professional standards, heighten awareness of human rights, corruption and governance, and improve communication within a region divided by conflict and misunderstanding."
The War Through My Eyes: Children's Drawings of Chechnya
Tour a virtual exhibition of artwork created by children in Ingushetiya's refugee camps.