Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on September 1as a category 5 hurricane with winds of up to 185 mph. After making landfall, Dorian stalled over the islands but maintained severe winds for two days. The storm brought 30 inches of rain and a storm surge as high as 23 feet in some places. A… Read more
On May 3, Cyclone Fani made landfall in eastern India, bringing heavy rains and major winds to Odisha and other coastal states. Cell towers and electric poles doubled over, causing large power outages. Thousands of homes were damaged as the storm tore off roofs and flooded many houses. Despite a large-scale evacuation effort, at least… Read more
The people of Africa, are reeling after two massive cyclones hit Mozambique. The cyclones destroyed thousands of homes, and flooded croplands.
Rohingya refugees are among the most oppressed people on earth. To escape attacks in Myanmar, more than one million fled across the border into Bangladesh.
Venezuela, once one of the richest countries in South America, has plummeted into a deep economic crisis. Pray for the suffering Venezuelans.
Mozambique is reeling in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai. This storm struck the southern coast of Africa last week.
The Venezuela economic crisis continues, as refugees stream across the border into Colombia.
CAM provides aid for those suffering from the war in Yemen. Here is a note of thanks from one of the recipients of aid provided through our Yemen project:
Innocent victims flee their war-torn homes, often witnessing family members being killed. Poverty-stricken families reel in the wake of floods, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.
After the worst flooding in a century, southwest India is devastated. More than 300 people died and about 1.2 million people were forced from their homes.
The UN recently announced that Yemen is rapidly spiraling into the worst famine the world has seen in the past century. As the war continues, Yemenis face tremendous suffering. Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East and conditions there continue to deteriorate rapidly. As support is available, we want to seize the opportunity to provide suffering Yemenis with food, water, and other emergency aid.
The death toll continues to rise as rescue workers recover bodies of those killed by an earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, on September 28. Some perished when their homes collapsed. Others were carried out to sea when the twenty-foot tsunami wave swept ashore. The official death toll is around 1,400, but many are not yet accounted for. The earthquake and tsunami destroyed at least 66,000 homes.
This year’s rainy season brought disaster to many areas of Kenya. Weeks of steady rain proved to be deadly and destructive. Approximately 270,000 Kenyans have been displaced and more than 100 have died. In the Kisumu area, houses had waist-deep water in them and acres of highly anticipated crops were destroyed. CAM distributed food and… Read more
Contacts in Gaza report overwhelming needs for food and medical care A Gazan man opened his fridge door and showed our contact the two tomatoes and two bottles of water it contained. That was all the food he had on hand. “We need you to feed my people,” he pled. Desperate Gazans, forgotten by much… Read more
Abdul* is an Iraqi refugee. He has a severe health condition which affects his heart and lungs. At six years old he weighs only 36 pounds. Most of this little boy’s energy goes into just staying alive. Abdul’s village was destroyed in a crossfire last year. He and his family live in a refugee camp…. Read more