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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.

Lost, scared, but not alone

A fortuitous encounter with a community outreach worker at a Child Friendly Space run by Save the Children helped Véronique slowly begin to heal.

February 1, 2018

After the floods: Nepalese families receive Canadian help to rebuild

Providing life-saving assistance to approximately 10,500 people affected by the floods.

January 26, 2018

"We can also decide”: Peruvian women take charge of their disaster recovery

In March 2017, heavy rains caused massive flooding across Peru.

December 14, 2017

A little help goes a long way

There were many hurricanes and cyclones 2017, but Cyclone Enawo, which pummeled the whole east coast of Madagascar.

December 13, 2017

Lives of Rohingya children at risk

Often arriving without clean water, food, and basic supplies, many individuals, especially children, are in need of desperate assistance.

November 27, 2017

Refugees forced into makeshift shelters in Bangladesh

It may not seem like it but Romzima is one of the lucky refugees in Bangladesh. Unlike an estimated 70% of new arrivals, she has a shelter.

November 24, 2017

Rohingya refugees find safety after experiencing horror

Noura and her family are part of the more than 600,000 Rohingya people who have crossed to neighbouring Bangladesh in just three months.

November 24, 2017

The importance of clean water and proper sanitation in Bangladesh

More than 600,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar since August 25, 2017. Of those, nearly half don’t have access to safe drinking water.

November 8, 2017

Children bear brunt of deteriorating situation on Myanmar and Bangladesh border

As more refugees arrive in Bangladesh, the need for medical services and emergency supplies is constantly increasing.

November 7, 2017
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