Emergency

1/13/15

ABC News: Syrian Refugees Battered by Winter Need More US Help

It’s a brutal winter in the Middle East, which means added suffering for the millions of Syrian refugees already struggling to survive.

The region was pounded with a harsh winter storm that many refugees were unable to prepare for, and several children in refugee camps in Lebanon died.

1/13/15

US News & World Report: The Challenge of the Syria Response

As the conflict in Syria rages on, people continue to flee the violence often with just the clothes on their backs. There are now 7.6 million people displaced inside Syria and more than 3 million refugees in neighboring countries throughout the Middle East region.

1/12/15

Haiti Earthquake Five Years Later: Rebuilding a Stronger Nation

PORT-AU-PRINCE - (Jan. 12, 2015) — Five years after a deadly earthquake left an already impoverished nation in complete devastation, the rebuilding effort in Haiti has made significant progress, even as the disaster-prone country continues to face serious challenges.

1/8/15

Winter Storm in Lebanon, Jordan: Concern for Syria refugees paramount, says CARE

Amman, JORDAN (January 8, 2015)  Syrian refugees, fleeing violence in their homeland, have found their situation exacerbated following the onslaught of winter storm “Huda,” also referred to as “Zeina.”

1/7/15

Open Doors and Open Hearts for Haitian Earthquake Survivors

Nearly five years after the deadly earthquake that left more than 1.5 million Haitians homeless. Yvette Prévilia Fénélon, 60, is among those still living in tents at a makeshift camp called Mission des Citoyens Progressistes de Fontamara, but not for long.

1/7/15

Community: A Solid Foundation for Reconstruction

There’s a sweeping vista from the hilltop neighborhood of Aztec, past the low, sprawling rooftops of the Carrefour district of Port-au-Prince, to the blue waters of the Caribbean.

12/30/14

Ebola Cases Reach More Than 20,000

For those living in West Africa, Ebola is a terrifying part of daily life. New numbers released from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday show Ebola has infected 20,081 people and killed 7,842.

12/22/14

Remembering the Tsunami: A Decade of Strengthening Humanitarian Response

Ten years ago, the global community faced what was one of the biggest tests of humanitarianism in recent history. On Dec. 26, 2004, an earthquake rumbled off the coast of Indonesia, triggering a series of devastating tsunamis that struck 14 countries across the Indian Ocean.

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