Hurricane Dorian Turns Paradise Into A Disaster Zone
“Dorian won’t budge” warned the National Hurricane Center in its hourly update on September 2. Slow moving and deadly, Hurricane Dorian hung over the Bahamas, trapping people for nearly two days. Now we’re seeing the devastation left in the wake of the Category 5 storm. Hurricane Dorian pummeled homes, flooded roads and took lives. The Bahamas…
The 7 Deadly Summer Dangers
This year, people living on the margins face a growing number of dangers. They live in places where disease, violence and persecution are a way of life. Here are seven deadly dangers to watch for during the summer of 2019.
Rohingya Brace for Severe Weather
Summer brings with it the threat of unpredictable weather. In Bangladesh, this year’s weather has been particularly hard on the refugees. In the cramped quarters where they live, cold, damp conditions lead to life-threatening situations.
A Critical Time for Mozambique
Two weeks after Cyclone Idai smashed through Mozambique, causing extensive flooding, the true scale of the disaster is now emerging
Storms Impact Refugees in Lebanon
Faced with howling wind and fierce rain, Halima’s family of 16 squeezed into the only place free of rising flood waters — a tiny room in the back of their makeshift shelter.
Hurricane Florence Slams into North Carolina
As Hurricane Florence begins cutting into the eastern United States, Medical Teams International is poised to respond.
Haiti: Rebounding From Disasters
There’s a saying in Haitian Creole that articulates the sentiments of so many, Ou pa ka viv san espwa. Translated, it means: “You can’t live without hope.” Haitians now live with more hope because of your years of support…
Bringing Emergency Medical Care to Nepal
At 11:56 a.m., on a remote mountainside in Nepal, the ground under Chunumaya’s feet began to shake…
Needs, Access, and Resources: Why We’re Helping the Rohingya and Puerto Rico
The past month has unleashed what seems to be a startling increase in natural and manmade disasters…
Healing, Growing, and Recovering in Nepal
Indra and her grandson Saurav live in Chainpur, a rural village in the Dhading District of Nepal– an area that was at the epicenter of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the country in 2015. The area is still recovering from the…