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Disaster Accountability Project

Review/Update OFAC Compliance Policy

Summary:

Assist a nonprofit improving access to humanitarian aid by reviewing/updating their OFAC Compliance Policy.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: Disaster Accountability Project improves effectiveness, efficiency, and equity in disaster relief and humanitarian aid. Its SmartResponse platform is working to advance localization in the humanitarian sector by curating localized “how to help” lists to help donors, and all stakeholders, more easily identify, engage, and directly support local NGOs and last-mile organizations around the world.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Clean Water and Sanitation, Climate Action, End Poverty, Good Health and Well Being, Partnerships to achieve the Goals, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Zero Hunger
Legal Issue(s):

The Disaster Accountability Project team is seeking assistance reviewing and updating their OFAC Compliance Policy to ensure it complies with applicable law and accurately represents their current practices. Additionally, they have requests from NGOS in Yemen and Somalia to join their SmartResponse platform. If possible, they would also appreciate guidance on any considerations/additional checks that may be necessary when working NGOs out of these countries.