#Natural disasters

  • Article: How Team Rubicon Went From Responding to Natural Disasters to Fighting COVID-19

    How Team Rubicon Went From Responding to Natural Disasters to Fighting COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    “We go where the need is greatest.” Read more

  • Article: Rohingya Refugees Brace for Catastrophic COVID-19 Outbreak

    Rohingya Refugees Brace for Catastrophic COVID-19 Outbreak

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2020

    “This is our last window of opportunity to really prevent human catastrophe.” Read more

  • Article: Why Climate Change and Poverty Are Inextricably Linked

    Why Climate Change and Poverty Are Inextricably Linked

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fighting one problem helps mitigate the other. Read more

  • Article: Last Year's Natural Disasters Prove That the Climate Crisis Is Only Getting Worse

    Last Year's Natural Disasters Prove That the Climate Crisis Is Only Getting Worse

    By Mercy Corps|Jan. 3, 2020

    And the humanitarian community is struggling to meet the growing demand for aid. Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Fani

    3 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Fani

    By Joe McCarthy|May 6, 2019

    The recovery effort will likely go on for months. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Florida Students Affected by Hurricane Michael Don't Know When They're Going Back to School

    Thousands of Florida Students Affected by Hurricane Michael Don't Know When They're Going Back to School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 15, 2018

    Bay County officials are trying to figure out how to teach students without classrooms. Read more

  • Article: 10 Photos of Resilience, Celebration, and Learning From This Week

    10 Photos of Resilience, Celebration, and Learning From This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sophie Maes|Oct. 12, 2018

    These photos capture communities persevering despite all odds. Read more