Sikh Volunteers Help Flood Victims
...they rescued personal belongings and even a family’s pet goldfish from the torrid floodwater that has forced dozens to evacuate their homes. “On a scale of one to 10, I would say the effect it’s had down there is a 10,”
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New Zealand Sikh Sangat Helps The Victims of Philippines Disaster
Sikh Sangat and Supreme Sikh Society of New Zealand has donated $3500 to assist the victims of the recent Philippines disaster.
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Typhoon Haiyan: frustration at slow pace of relief effort
The painfully slow pace of relief efforts after the typhoon in the Philippines has let people down, the United Nations aid chief has said, admitting that teams have yet to reach areas with people in desperate need.
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Typhoon Haiyan: UN launches $301m Philippines aid appeal
The UN has launched an appeal for $301m (£190m) to help relief efforts in typhoon-hit areas of the Philippines.
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U.N. Relief Official to Help Coordinate Aid Efforts
The top United Nations relief official flew to the Philippines on Monday to help lead the global response to the powerful typhoon that killed thousands and upended the lives of nearly 10 million people in the country’s midsection.
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Typhoon Haiyan: we cannot afford to procrastinate on climate action [OP-ED]
Anyone who continues to deny the reality that is climate change, I dare them pay a visit to the Philippines right now
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Rising Despair as Officials Struggle to Get Aid to Philippine Victims
An American aircraft carrier headed to the Philippines on Tuesday on an emergency mission to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan as the situation on the islands became increasingly desperate, with food and water supplies running low and bodies lying uncollected in the streets of at least one devastated city.
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Haiti Flails in Sandy's Wake
Three days of torrential downpours and strong winds brought by Hurricane Sandy destroyed much of Haiti's fragile agriculture and have put a million and a half Haitians at risk for hunger, the United Nations' humanitarian-aid coordination office said over the weekend.
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After the Devastation, a Daunting Recovery
The New York region began the daunting process on Tuesday of rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, a storm that remade the landscape and rewrote the record books as it left behind a tableau of damage, destruction and grief.
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Cuba and Haiti struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy
As Sandy bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Sunday, the two hardest hit Caribbean nations — Cuba and Haiti — concentrated on trying to put together what Sandy tore apart.
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