A guide to understanding and using this index:
As you have probably discovered already, the organizations on this website are divided in alphabetical categorical order. This index brings them together by states, and special abbreviations were created for each category that was earlier used. You must understand these abbreviations for everything to make sense. Here they are: cwsf (Clean Water/Sanitation/Food); gho (General Humanitarian Organizations); gimo (Get Involved in Medical Outreach); msmt (Medical Supplies and Medical Technologies); prep (Preparing for Overseas Short-Term Trips); trans (Transporting Humanitarian Cargo Overseas); book (Useful Books and Other Publications); brgt (where to Find Bibles; Related Goods; Technology); and give (Where to Learn More About Giving to Non-Profits).