Team Aid, for help and support when you're in a foreign country

Get free emergency guidance and support from local volunteers, covering a range of situations including dealing with the deceased or injured.

We specialize in assisting with transporting bodies globally, including but not limited to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Asia, Pakistan, South America, and far Africa.

Our non-profit organization provides comprehensive guidance, eliminating the need for hiring expensive funeral homes or agents.

We offer our services at no cost, saving you money and reducing your stress.

Team Aid – the only organization in the world exclusively incorporated to assist people in crisis-situations while traveling or living abroad.

TEAM Aid is an exclusive organization dedicated to assisting individuals in crisis situations while abroad. We understand the challenges faced when far away from home, and we strive to be your main point of contact during times of trauma, loss, or grief. Our comprehensive services include:

  • Logistics and guidance for transporting mortal remains overseas.
  • Arranging cost-effective, dignified cremations or burials, respecting religious customs.
  • Coordinating with friends, family, hospitals, funeral homes, airlines, embassies, and local communities.
  • Providing support in coping with critical situations.
  • Financial assistance for deserving and needy individuals.
  • Legal and professional guidance for matters related to death or immigration issues.
  • Count on TEAM Aid to be there for you, offering the support and solutions you need in difficult times.

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We are a 501©(3), non-profit organization with an extensive social network. See our Mission Statement.

Our Volunteers Can Help

Team Aid volunteer coordinators are dedicated to supporting individuals and families in need, particularly when they lack local assistance or communication with their loved ones. Our main goal is to bridge the gap between your current location and your home. Our committed volunteers are always prepared to help in various emergency situations, working together as a team to provide the necessary resources for crisis mitigation.

Although our coordinators may not be able to meet family members or affected individuals in person in most cases, they remain fully capable of offering emotional and practical support through our network of partners. If you’re interested in volunteering or becoming a local coordinator, we invite you to join our network. Sign up today for more information.

There is no membership fee to volunteer.

 

Help When You Need It

In today’s global economy, more people are relocating far from home in search of opportunities, safety, and a better life. With the increase in migration and travel, the need for assistance during crises has also risen. Unfortunately, this includes situations involving death, where we can help arrange repatriation of deceased individuals overseas to be reunited with their families.

During times of tragedy, individuals often find themselves alone, without the support of their families in a foreign country. This lack of emotional and practical assistance only adds to their already difficult circumstances, leading to additional mental trauma and stress.

TEAM Aid’s extensive network of local coordinators is always available to offer emotional support and lend a helping hand. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on our dedicated volunteers and funding from the public and business donors. Please consider making a donation today.

We do not pity the wounded; we become the wounded. By immersing ourselves in their experiences, we gain empathy and understanding. This deep connection drives us to provide compassionate care and support, walking alongside those who are hurting. We believe in the power of shared humanity and strive to make a meaningful difference in their lives.

Latest Incidents

May 15, 2024  –  
Minneapolis, 
Minnesota, 
United States
A 35-year-old woman was found deceased in her bed at her apartment. When paramedics arrived, she was pronounced dead at the scene. TEAM Aid swiftly coordinated the transportation of her remains to Bengaluru, India. The Indian consulate in Chicago provided essential support, while the Indian consulate in New York expedited the process by issuing a NOC over the weekend. The invaluable assistance of WFS and Air India also played a crucial role in ensuring a smooth transportation process.
May 10, 2024  –  
San Francisco, 
California, 
United States of America
A 62-year-old gentleman, accompanied by his family, enjoyed a visit to Yosemite National Park. Sadly, as they were preparing to depart, he suddenly collapsed and passed away. In their time of need, TEAM Aid stepped in to assist his grieving family in arranging a Hindu Religious Funeral.
May 8, 2024  –  
Castro Valley, 
California, 
USA
A 23-year-old international student from India, riding his bicycle, was struck by a car, and sustained severe injuries. Despite fighting for his life for a few days, tragically, he succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. In a compassionate effort, TEAM Aid is facilitating the transportation of his mortal remains to his grieving parents in India. The Consulate General of the Indian Embassy in San Francisco Dr. K. Srikar Reddy has extended heartfelt condolences to the family and pledged comprehensive support during this difficult time.

We’ve helped hundreds of people around the globe including those who have died and need to be flown home

Team Aid was founded in 2017 on one fundamental principle: Helping people living abroad that experience devastating circumstances that need assistance.

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