Shelter & Settlements

Teacher Uprooted by War in Ukraine Helps Displaced Children Find Healing in Nature

By Tania Dudnyk In March 2022, Anna was heading from Kharkiv, Ukraine, to the western part of the country, fleeing the war with no idea …

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Helping Families Piece Life, Homes Back Together in Ukraine’s Chernihiv Oblast

By Tania Dudnyk Chernihiv Oblast is among the top five regions of Ukraine most affected by Russia’s invasion on February 24, 2022. Due to its …

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Reviving Ukrainian Communities through Shelter Repairs in Hard-Hit Regions

Since the start of Russia’s invasion on February 24, 2022, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have been deprived of their homes and had their livelihoods …

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Disaster Planning Pays Off in Northwest Syria

By Adile Sahin Originally from Hama, Asem has been displaced several times, like most Syrians, to escape the war at home. First forced to flee …

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Rebuilding a Sense of Home and Hope in Honduras

Over the course of 14 months, the HEWS program aimed to address both the immediate needs and early recovery of 100,050 people by organizing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, safe living conditions through improved shelter and settlements, and multi-purpose cash assistance.

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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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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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Biogas for Better Access to Energy and Livelihood

Biogas for Better Access to Energy and Livelihood Rural villages in northern Syria are facing severe energy crises due to damaged infrastructure, fuel scarcity, and …

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Global Communities and Unidos por Puerto Rico Team Up for Recovery Effort

Global Communities and Unidos por Puerto Rico Team Up for Recovery Effort Silver Spring, November 2, 2017 — Global Communities has partnered with Unidos por …

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Hurricane Response: Supporting Vulnerable Communities in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Response: Supporting Vulnerable Communities in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane, striking the Caribbean island with …

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Better Neighborhoods, Better Lives: Helping Communities Rebuild in Haiti

Better Neighborhoods; Better Lives by Global Communities on Exposure

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Global Communities Programs in Haiti

Global Communities Programs in Haiti Global Communities began working in Haiti in 2006 to promote stability by creating jobs and rehabilitating much-needed infrastructure. In response …

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PREKAD Videos (Haiti): Rehabilitation of Acacia and Brun Ricot Streets

PREKAD Videos (Haiti): Rehabilitation of Acacia and Brun Ricot Streets With funding from the World Bank, Global Communities is working in the earthquake-devastated areas to …

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