Emergency Response

Rebuilding a Sense of Home and Hope in Honduras

By Alberto Vásquez Padilla Martha’s broad and welcoming smile begins to fade as she starts to tell her story. Originally from a small village in …

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Responding to Humanitarian Needs in Ukraine

Since the war began in Ukraine on February 24, 2022, an estimated 5 million refugees have fled to neighboring countries, while over 7 million people …

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Global Communities’ Response to Ukraine Crisis

For decades, Global Communities has responded to complex humanitarian emergencies. Our approach prioritizes partnering with affected communities to identify and address urgent needs with a …

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HEWS distribution point in El Copantillo

Supporting Community Recovery in El Copantillo

The drive to the remote community of El Copantillo looks much different than it did almost a year ago. Roads once cleared by the municipality …

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Programming in Syria has Great Impact on Food Insecurity

A more than ten-year-long crisis in Syria has affected the country’s entire population. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been killed and millions have been displaced, …

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Bank of Palestine launches “Palestine in the Heart” campaign in support of Humanitarian Relief efforts in Gaza & West Bank

This article was originally published on the Palestine News Network. Ramallah/PNN/ Bank of Palestine Group Launched “Palestine in the Heart” campaign to raise donations locally …

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Community La Reformada, La Lima, Heads Home from Storm Shelters

Community clean-up efforts after tropical storms Eta and Iota, implemented by Global Communities under the USAID’s BHA-funded Honduras Emergency WASH and Shelter (HEWS) program, have …

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Establishing Sustainable Access to Safe Water Through Rehabilitation of Water Reservoir

Since 2009, Global Communities has implemented several WASH projects in response to the protracted crisis in Yemen. Global Communities WASH projects included rehabilitation of public …

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Supporting Malawi with Safe Water and Sanitation through COVID-19

Access to clean water and safe sanitation is a fundamental human right and the first line of defense against the current global pandemic. Yet, according …

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Millennium Water Alliance Welcomes Global Communities as Newest Member

This press release was originally published on the Millennium Water Alliance website. Washington, DC, October 28, 2020 – The Millennium Water Alliance Board of Directors …

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Guatemalan Youths Cultivating Hope in the Face of COVID-19

For five consecutive years, farming families in the dry corridor of western Guatemala have watched their primary sources of income and food wither and die …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in South Sudan

From 2015 to 2018, the USAID-funded Promoting Resiliency through Ongoing Participatory Engagement and Learning (PROPEL) Program strengthened the social cohesion of 13 targeted communities along …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in West Bank & Gaza

The Local Government and Infrastructure (LGI) program, (2010–2017) improved the quality of life for Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza for both long-term development …

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Ghana Cholera Response

Tapped to lead coordination for USAID-funded projects and affiliated NGOs to respond to Ghana’s rapidly expanding cholera outbreak in 2014, Global Communities convened over a …

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Moving Forward: One year after Cyclone Idai in Malawi

A year ago this month, Sera Mosque was one of thousands of structures facing a risky road to recovery following the destruction of Cyclone Idai …

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Global Communities Celebrates World Toilet Day 2019

By Eddy Perez, Global Communities Technical Director for WASH Hundreds of millions of people globally do not have access to sustainable safe drinking water and …

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PCI Continues Post-Cyclone Support in Malawi

When Cyclone Idai first made landfall in March 2019, Malawi had already experienced intense flooding in 15 districts, with the Government of Malawi citing Machinga …

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Protecting San Diego Youth from Human Trafficking

Today is #HumanTraffickingAwarenessDay. Of all the trafficking victims reported globally, did you know almost one-third are children? To help combat this issue on a local …

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