Flooding from the recent Cyclone Komen has claimed 180 lives and displaced about 1.2 million people in West Bengal, India, including communities where ChildFund India works. But there is some positive news: The rain has stopped and the floodwaters are receding, according to reports from our national office in India. There has been no loss
FLOOD EMERGENCY: Children and families in Myanmar have lost their homes and belongings to severe floods. Nearly one million people have been affected by widespread flooding across Myanmar. According to the government, more than 100 people have been killed and over 1.2 million acres of rice fields have been flooded or completely destroyed.
Children who came through the Kelekula Interim Care Center in Monrovia, Liberia, welcome President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who came to celebrate the end of the Ebola outbreak throughout the country. Liberia is the first of the three hardest-hit West African countries to be declared free of Ebola, 42 days after the last confirmed case. Since
One month on from the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, aid agencies including ChildFund are working hard with local authorities to help children and families across the country who’ve lost homes, schools and loved ones.
This second major earthquake came less than two weeks after a deadly 7.8 magnitude quake devastated the country, killing over 8,000 people. The latest quake has triggered more landslides, further isolating rural communities desperately in need of emergency aid. The coming monsoon will make the job of getting aid to remote communities by road near
ChildFund Alliance are responding to provide urgent care and protection for children who’ve lost homes and loved ones in the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.