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Indonesia: Sunda Strait Tsunami Response 2018

On December 22, 2018, a tsunami caused by an underwater landslide on the Anak Krakatau volcano hit the coast of the Sunda Strait, affecting 5 districts in Banten and Lampung provinces of Indonesia…

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood Response 2018

On October 19, 2018, heavy rains resulted in devastating floods on the island of Trinidad. This was the worst flooding the island has seen in 50 years…

India: Kerala Flood Response 2018

Monsoon season has caused the worst flooding that Kerala, India has seen in decades. 324 people have been killed and 230,000 people have been displaced….

Myanmar: Flood Response 2018

By mid-August 2018, flooding in nine states in Myanmar had killed at least 16 people and displaced more than 150,000…

Iraq: Refugee Crisis Response 2018

  IRAQ   REFUGEE CRISIS RESPONSE 2018 Continued violence in Iraq has caused millions of Iraqis to abandon their homes in search of safety. Iraq also contains 300,000 refugees from other countries – the majority arriving from Syria. IDP camps and temporary settlements are overflowing. Water, food and hygiene are continuing challenges for this population. [...]

Syria: Refugee Crisis Response

As the war in Syria enters its ninth year, the devastation continues. Today, 11.7 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance…

Guatemala: Volcano Response 2018

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, the Fuego volcano near Guatemala City erupted. It is the strongest eruption since 1974, carrying deadly pyroclastic flows—a fast-moving current of hot gas and volcanic matter—up to 40 km away. Early assessments confirm that 1.7 million people are affected and 12,089 displaced. 75 people have…

Canada: Shelter Support

CANADA SHELTER SUPPORT There are thousands of individuals and families in distress in Canada, whether struggling to find housing, basic necessities and protection from violence, or facing the aftermath of a disaster. With the help of product donations from Procter & Gamble, GlobalMedic lends support to protect the health of vulnerable families. 150,000 CANADIANS ACCESS EMERGENCY SHELTER [...]