When media attention is focused on a new part of the world and the shocking events taking place there, other parts of the planet are easily forgotten, however poignant their dramas may be.
Articles in Disasters and Responses
Dan Stockman, with the Global Sisters Report, shares about how the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and volunteers continue to help families in Western Kentucky rebuild months after devastating storms.
Many parts of Western Kentucky remain scarred by the Dec 10 tornado, but Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are busy helping residents rebuild.
We didn’t think that we would live to see this-time of war… but until the end people didn’t expect such an attack on Ukraine from many sides.
We are all shaken by the war that has just broken out in Ukraine. The news we are hearing since last Thursday fill us with great concern for the whole population, whose lives have suddenly been disrupted. We are in contact with Yana Krutsey, the AIC Ukraine President,...
by .famvin | Feb 12, 2022 | Disasters and Responses, International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, News
Once again, Madagascar has been hit by a natural disaster that has received little media coverage. This time, the Batsirai Cyclone traced a path of devastation from the south-eastern coast across the southern highlands to the coast of Mozambique, devastating mainly...
AIC-Lebanon sends its warmest thanks to all those people who generously sent donations after the explosion that devastated Beirut on August 4th.
On November 25, 2020, a thick plume of smoke appeared above the mountain of the Ile Lewotolok in Lembata, heralding a volcanic eruption. Two days later, stones and a thick ash shower encompassed the surrounding area.
On June 3, 2018, the eruption of the Fuego volcano (Guatemala) buried dozens of people and left hundreds of families homeless and many more at risk.
The people in this region have always suffered from food shortages, which have been dramatically exacerbated in recent years by climate change.
“To return home” … we have all heard or used that expression on many occasions. Usually those words have a positive meaning.
Since Tuesday, November 3, Hurricane Eta made landfall on the Nicaraguan coast, creating a drama of great proportions for the neighboring country, Honduras.