Responding to record-breaking floods in Bosnia and Serbia
Our team is on the ground assessing needs after massive flooding inundated communities and displaced hundreds of thousands in northeast Bosnia and northwest Serbia last week.
Indonesia: Emergency support ready in disaster-prone region
Our Indonesia Response Team is positioned to rush relief to families when emergencies like this month's flooding in West Java strike this vulnerable nation.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Helping thousands stranded by widespread flooding
We're distributing blankets, mattresses, jackets and supplies to families forced from their homes and facing an acute energy shortage in the Gaza Strip.
Indonesia: Reaching families displaced by massive floods
We're distributing emergency supplies as flooding washes through Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, and submerges thousands of homes.
Nepal: Teaching kids to prepare for floods
Young students at a school in flood-prone western Nepal learn how to stay safe in the event of disaster.
Colombia: Trekking to see flood recovery efforts
I just returned from a trip to Colombia where, instead of sitting behind a computer, I sat in planes, taxis, boats, vans, dugout canoes and on horseback — in one day.
Pakistan: Flood relief brings clean water back to families
After barely recovering from historic floods in 2010, millions of people in Pakistan were hit once again with a heavy monsoon season last fall.
Colombia: Stronger communities in the wake of flooding
Wilfran Zamora Nieto used to spend his days tending field of yucca, cotton, lettuce, radishes, cilantro and onions.
Indonesia: Neglected springs go from trickle to lifeline
Padang is one of the world’s most vulnerable cities to earthquakes. Indonesia’s capital city is situated on a highly active fault line — the same one that triggered the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. And it is inevitable that another quake will hit in the future.
Colombia: Flood relief fueled by Seattle Sounders
With the combination of a broken levee and a rainy season that brought four times the average rainfall, the flooding in Colombia in 2010 reached far and wide. In the southern part of the Atlántico department on the Caribbean coast, Campo de la Cruz was completely submerged under water.