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Volunteers find many ways to help

'We need everything, and we welcome everything,' Puerto Rican survivor says. READ MORE

2016 floods still challenge survivors

Week of Compassion and INCARelief collaborate to rebuild damaged homes in Louisiana.

Hugs, prayers, cupcakes with volunteers

Disaster response teams find much more than just construction in area damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Rebuilding lives in Puerto Rico

World Renew and ADRA team up with local partners to rebuild homes damaged by last year’s hurricanes

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Wildfires prompts mission re-examination

Federated PC-USA and UMC faith community change to narrative budget brings stewardship success.

Multiple skills help pastor in response

Pastor, electrician, mediator, social worker, are all skills of the MDS Puerto Rico disaster coordinator.

Brethren plan PR disaster response

Working with its Puerto Rico district, Brethren disaster Ministries strategize how to best respond.

Disaster work is life-changing

Whether on a volunteer team helping survivors of Hurricane Irma or helping in case management, it is work of the heart.

Episcopal leaders meet TX survivors

'We are all in this together' Presiding Bishop assures Harvey residents.

Food chain changes predicted

Climate change could alter ocean food chains, leading to far fewer fish in the sea.

News Briefs

What makes a community resilient?

Stanford University study explores how communities recover — or fail to recover — from disasters.

School drills may be harmful

Active shooter practices may reshape how a generation of students views school

More storms may challenge energy solutions

Climate change may scuttle Caribbean's post-hurricane plans for renewable energy.

Equity often missing in redevelopment

Sustainable cities need more than parks, cafes and a riverwalk

Why do gun makers get protection?

The economic and political clout of the gun industry produced Federal law in 2005.

Water is often politics in Mexico

Scarcity of water, infrastructure dysfunction produce profiteers.