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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…

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

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…

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…

Five Years After Haiti’s Devastating Earthquake

On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti rumbled. As the Earth shook, the result of a magnitude-7 earthquake, roofs collapsed and cars careened off the road. More than 300,000 people died as a result of the massive quake, while others were grievously…