Disaster Risk Reduction & Response

How to Develop Climate & Disaster Risk Finance Strategies: Reflections from the COP28

By Patricia Inga Falcón & Noah Steinberg-Di Stefano At the end of last year, more than 80,000 world leaders and climate justice advocates gathered in …

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Building a Foundation of Hope: Supporting Guatemalan Households to Combat Shelter Challenges and Food Insecurity

Over the past few years, vulnerable communities in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, have faced the triple shock of COVID-19, prolonged periods of drought and increasingly severe hurricane …

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Improving Urban Resilience through Insurance Innovations in Colombia

By Lizzie Hickman On July 4, 2023, the Earth saw its hottest day since at least 1979, highlighting the increasing impact of climate change and …

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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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USAID HEWS Program to Provide Post-Hurricane Shelter and WASH Support in Honduras

To respond to the substantial emergency needs brought on by recent hurricanes in Honduras, Global Communities has launched Honduras Emergency WASH and Shelter (HEWS), a …

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Building back stronger in Haiti, neighborhood by neighborhood

In January 2010, Haiti was changed forever by a devastating earthquake. Within moments, entire neighborhoods crumbled, upending families and communities in the blink of an …

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Global Communities, Other NGOs Discuss Solutions to Mass Migration

Senior Director of Resilient Communities, Randy Lyness spoke at the 2019 InterAction Annual Forum where he represented Global Communities on a panel, Collaborative Lessons Learned from …

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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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World Humanitarian Day: Beyond the Headlines

World Humanitarian Day: Beyond the Headlines This article originally appeared on Medium What are the needs in a complex, intractable conflict like Syria? On World …

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