YEMEN: Millions on the brink of starvation

YEMEN: Millions on the brink of starvation

HAMEED STAGGERED, hardly able to walk.* He was gaunt and haggard. Hameed’s family of nine had fled to a makeshift camp for displaced Yemenis after their house was destroyed. The family struggled to survive with almost nothing to eat or drink. Like many Yemenis, they...
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...
Flooding Brings Distress to Kenyans

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...