- Aug 12, 2020
As if battling a pandemic weren’t enough, three of the poorest countries in Central America now are having to simultaneously face the aftermath of strong tropical storms.
Flooding in East Africa has added another challenge to five nations already fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheltering people from one of the strongest storms in more than a decade required convincing affected Indians and Bangladeshi that evacuation centers would have masks and other coronavirus protections in place, a Catholic Relief Services representative said.
Catholic Relief Services has launched a new campaign in response to rising food insecurities around the globe.
Catholic field workers in Central America say the Trump administration’s decision to cut off funding to the region is worsening the pandemic.