Shelter & Settlements

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

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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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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