International Crisis

Winter aid for refugees in Turkey

Winters in Turkey are cold and miserable for Syrian refugees who struggle to find jobs to support their families. Some refugees arrive in Turkey with absolutely nothing but the clothes on their backs. They find themselves crowded in tiny, damp apartments with no good way to escape the bone-chilling temperatures. Many cannot afford fuel or… Read more

Hurricane Dorian Devastates the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian Devastates the Bahamas

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

Cyclone in India

Cyclone in India

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

Starvation

Yemen could be facing world’s worst famine in 100 years

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.

Tsunami in Indonesia

Tsunami in Indonesia

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.

Rainy

Flooding Brings Distress to Kenyans

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