Humanitarian Aid

Destruction in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, Nov. 17. (CNS / Oswaldo Rivas, Reuters)
Kevin Clarke November 20, 2020
“The situation is just devastating, and the needs are immense.”
A firefighter carries a baby rescued along with her mother from an area affected by mudslides in San Cristobal Verapaz, Guatemala, Nov. 7, 2020, caused by the remains of Hurricane Eta. (CNS photo/Luis Echeverria, Reuters)
Jackie McVicar November 16, 2020
Guatemala’s vulnerability is natural disasters is compounded by climate change and historical inequities in land distribution—the poorest live in the most dangerous locations where many are threatened by mudslides.
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 12, 2020
In a virtual event for J.R.S., Biden promised to increase the number of refugees resettled in the United States, and Dr. Fauci said the pandemic shouldn’t stop resettlement efforts.
England's Marcus Rashford warms up ahead of their UEFA Nations League soccer match against Denmark at Wembley Stadium in London on Oct. 14. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, file)
David Stewart October 30, 2020
In England, Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford has become a hero off the pitch after championing kids and families living in poverty, refusing to forget that his own background was not much different.
Filipe Domingues October 29, 2020
“This war destabilized not only our region, but all of Mozambique,” said Luiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P., bishop of the Diocese of Pemba, the province’s capital. “The church’s role has been to help victims. But we must also speak out.”
"Our biggest problem is hunger; we are helping feed people who have watched their livelihoods evaporate with the pandemic," said Father Rolón.