Northern Kenya is experiencing a severe drought and famine, the worst drought for this region in forty years. The government has asked non-governmental organizations to bring aid and step in with their donations.
Disasters and Responses
The devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal in 2015 left 8,844 confirmed deaths, more than 20,000 injured, 600,000 houses fully destroyed, and more than 280,000 houses partially damaged.
The powerful rains that fell during December (2021) impacted the people living in the states of Minas Gerais and Behía (Brazil).
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.
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.