Disaster Response

Supporting Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem’s Response in Gaza

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem’s Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City with funding for food and fuel as it responds to urgent needs during the cur

Afghanistan Landslides: With Husbands and Parents Lost, Female Survivors Face Particular Challenges

Jamila, 13, used to be a chatterbox. That changed two weeks ago when a mudslide claimed the lives of both of her parents and left her empty-handed and responsible for four siblings. Concern Worldwide has been working with Jamila and other survivors since the deadly landslide. Today, her 12-year-old sister ran, elated, to share the news with our team: Jamila spoke and smiled for the first time since May 2.

UNCHR CAR Fact Sheet April 14

In CAR, the UN Refugee Agency provides protection and multi-sectorial assistance to refugees.

Relief Groups Launch Innovative Learning Tool for First Responders

Concern Worldwide, International Medical Corps, and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, launch a first-of-its-kind online learning tool for first responders to improve coordination and emergency respo

A Report from Aab Bareek, One of the Deadliest Landslides in Afghanistan’s History

On Friday, May 2, Faida Amir was rejoicing the marriage of his daughter alongside friends and family in their remote village of Aab Bareek, burrowed deep in the mountains of northeastern Afghanistan. At 11 am, the celebration came to an abrupt end when the hill above them, softened by recent rains, came sliding down, burying most of the wedding guests and the surrounding village in mud.

HelpAge helps up to 140,000 people in six months since Typhoon Haiyan

With the assistance of donors worldwide, HelpAge has reached more than 140,000 people in the six months since Typhoon Haiyan hit on November 7, 2013. 

Four Schools, 2,000 Students Equal Hope for Haiti

Since the 2010 earthquake, more than 33 schools have either been built or rebuilt in Haiti by generous friends of Food For The Poor.

Four Years Later: Building More Than Structures Together

We all remember the 2010 Haitian earthquake and the incredible generosity of Haiti’s neighbors in the weeks and months afterward: benefit concerts, online appeals, text-to-donate campaigns and more provided Americans many ways to show solidarity and generosity with neighbors on this island in need.


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