All stories about earthquakes
China: Progress report: Rebuilding communities one year after quake
One year after an earthquake devastated rural China, we're looking back on the recovery effort and looking ahead toward long-term rebuilding.
China: Celebrating recovery in communities rattled by earthquake
As China welcomes the New Year, we're celebrating the progress made to help children heal since an April 2013 earthquake rocked their rural villages.
Guatemala: Building homes and resilience in communities struck by quake
We responded immediately when natural disaster devastated rural communities in Guatemala, and we stayed beyond the emergency to help them build back better.
China: Kindergartens at heart of post-earthquake recovery
School supplies are helping schools reopen while we train educators how to better prepare for the next emergency.
China: Ya'an earthquake response: Partnering to reach families in need
Nearly two months later, people are still living in tents, their homes destroyed — but many partners have joined us to help these communities recover and rebuild.
China: Hygiene kits help earthquake survivors in remote villages
“People are so excited they arrive early to help unload the kits and wait anxiously for their names to be called to receive them,” said emergency response team member Liu Xiao.
China: Families finding hope after quake
Our emergency response team has traveled to some of the most remote villages that were destroyed in the 7.0 Ya'an earthquake. See how families are coping and how we're helping them recover.
China: Notes from the epicenter of the Ya'an earthquake
After gathering firsthand accounts from hard-hit villages, our teams are focused on needs for clean water and support of mothers and children.
China: Assessing emergency needs after deadly earthquake in Sichuan province
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit China's Sichuan province on Saturday, killing at least 200 people and injuring more than 14,000.
Guatemala: Rapid response gets food to families after earthquake
Mercy Corps works in some of the poorest communities in western Guatemala — which were at the epicenter of the 7.4 earthquake that struck the country on November 7, 2012.