Allied Recovery International is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization that specializes in providing shelter and public infrastructure to disadvantaged communities around the world. The organization was founded in 2009 to assist the poorest and most vulnerable persons to achieve lives of dignity and purpose in the midst of crisis and upheaval. ARI consists of seasoned humanitarian professionals who have witnessed firsthand the devastating impact of natural disasters, conflict, and poverty upon the human condition and the environment. While ARI specializes in construction and emergency response, they are committed to providing a holistic approach at every stage of the recovery process, including the transition to development.