Smaller Disasters

Noru, Fiji

Natural disasters are frequent, little-known, and devastating. And they are occurring more often due to climate change. They may not be newsworthy but these "small" disasters are big enough to overwhelm a country's response capacity.

When that happens, the Humanitarian Coalition is there. Around the clock. Around the world.

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Our response to smaller disasters is co-funded by Global Affairs Canada through the Canadian Humanitarian Assistance Fund.

Our Response

When disaster strikes, here's how the Humanitarian Coalition responds:


More Disasters, Affecting More People

The number of weather-related disasters to hit the world has increased five-fold over the past 50 years.* Real lives are affected. Read here about our most recent disaster responses:

Millions of people are impacted by disasters every year

Here are some of their stories:

Elifa's family was helped after losing their house and possessions due to Tropical Storm Freddy
Syrian family receives assistance from World Vision through the Humanitarian Coalition in Northwestern Syria
Pakistani mother gets medical help through Humanitarian Coalition following devastating flood
Assistance through Humanitarian Coalition helps Filipino family get back on their feet after storm

Get Involved

Support families and communities who are devastated by disasters, around the clock and around the world. There are three ways to get involved:

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Your monthly contribution will ensure the Humanitarian Coalition is ready to respond rapidly when disaster strikes. You will be provided with regular updates on the ways your funds are making a difference.

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Donate Today

Your donation today will ensure the Humanitarian Coalition can respond to the next disaster. You will help provide life-saving aid, including clean water and shelter, when it's needed most.

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