According to official data, about 1.5 million people lost all of their possessions, more than 300,000 people died, 350,000 people were injured, several thousands became disabled, and more than half a million people became permanently homeless in the deadliest earthquake in the country’s history
Today we look at the situation in Tonga after a volcanic eruption and tsunami, the detention of critically ill Palestinian teen Amal Nakhleh, and more
The Brazilian state of Bahia is in a state of crisis following severe flooding wherein more than 471,000 people have been affected
Hurricane Ida perfectly illustrates the devastating impacts of climate change. Stopping the Line 3 pipeline, in line with Indigenous demands, is a perfect opportunity for political leaders to take climate action
The fall of Ida on the 16th anniversary of hurricane Katrina, brought back memories of the devastating storm and the irreversible damage it caused to the city and its residents.
Today we look at protests in Afghanistan and reports of widespread hunger, the rescue efforts in Haiti, protests against Jair Bolsonaro by Indigenous communities and workers in Brazil, and more
At least 2,189 people have died in Haiti’s earthquake as reported by authorities late on August 18. This crisis has hit the Latin American and the Caribbean region’s poorest country in the midst of a highly complex situation.
Today we look at the evacuations in Afghanistan and remarks by EU countries regarding possible refugees, ongoing rescue efforts after the earthquake in Haiti, and more
According to a recent report by the Haitian Civil Protection Agency, at least 1,297 people died and more than 5,700 were injured due to collapse of buildings and other accidents. Additionally, according to preliminary reports on infrastructure damage the earthquake destroyed 13,694 homes and 13,785 other buildings
Elsa is the fifth storm and the first hurricane of the year in the Atlantic basin. While crossing through the Caribbean last week, it killed at least three people
The funding raised through the UN global funding appeal will be used to provide immediate lifesaving humanitarian assistance to around 20,000 displaced people, and support sustainable recovery in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines after the devastation caused by the eruptions of the La Soufrière volcano
In the past week, at least five massive explosions occurred spewing portentous plumes of ash and smoke into the atmosphere and covering the island with a thick layer of volcanic dust. The ashfall has reached the neighboring countries Barbados, Saint Lucia and Grenada. Scientists have warned that these explosions could continue for months