Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on 8 November 2013, was one of the most powerful storms ever to hit land, winds reached over 160 mph. 370 more words
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In early June, we were sent to Nepal for the earthquake relief. We joined our local partner Leadership Training Department (LTD) and brought food aid to a remote village in Gorkha, located near the epicenter of the first earthquake on April 25. 306 more words
CHICAGO (AP) – Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office filed an emergency appeal Monday with the Illinois Supreme Court to settle dueling court orders about whether state employees can get paid during the budget impasse. 474 more words
The following is taken from a piece on the “Catholic Universe” website.
The total donated by Catholics in England and Wales to CAFOD’s Nepal Earthquake appeal has now reached £3 million, helping the agency and its partners to offer critical aid and support to more than 260,000 people in the two months since the disaster. 421 more words
Two months have passed since the deadly earthquakes struck Nepal. Though the needs are still immense and the road to recovery long and challenging, your kind donation and prayer support have enabled CEDAR to work with our local partners in Nepal to bring relief to the quake survivors and provide emotional support in the midst of hard times. 743 more words