Stories

The Humanitarian Coalition members are taking care of basic survival needs and helping people rebuild their lives when their homes, schools and livelihoods have been devastated by a disaster. Learn more about these crises and meet people who have benefited from your support.

January 30, 2023
Akech's mother had already lost hope when she carried her baby girl to the hospital in South Sudan .
January 30, 2023
Since tragedy struck in the spring of 2022, Velma Villaruel has had to remain strong for her remaining family members.
January 26, 2023
Olena and her children, Julia, 4 and Anna, 7, crossed the border from Ukraine to Romania, seeking safety and support.
January 26, 2023
Muhammad lost his house and his land when the torrential rainfall inundated his village.
January 13, 2023
Heavy rainfall often leads to flooding. But this time was different.
January 5, 2023
2022 was an eventful year for the Humanitarian Coalition and our members!
January 4, 2023
After a long and exhausting journey of 12 days, Irina and her children arrived at a refugee shelter near the western border of Ukraine.
December 16, 2022
“The howling winds, which scared us to death, leveled all the houses made of light materials in our neighbourhood.”
December 16, 2022
Until an underwater volcano erupted 65 km away, Maile and his family were getting by.
November 22, 2022
Mirasol remembers how strong the winds were. For three weeks after the typhoon, they had no access to running water. They also had no electricity for three months.  
November 21, 2022
Tonnex and Daisy’s water woes are the result of Tropical Storm Ana that hit most of Malawi, including the village of Lisanga where they live, in January, 2022.
November 10, 2022
Up until then, Maria, 74, and Vladimir, 84, had led a quiet life in the city of Mykolaiv in Ukraine.