Chris Winkleblech helps his neighbors Angelina Jordan, 6, and Virginia Jordan (right) evacuate the Forestwood Apartments in the Olde Towne area after Hurricane Isaac passed through Slidell, Louisiana, August 30, 2012. Hurricane Isaac forced evacuations affecting tens of thousands of people in Louisiana and Mississippi. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger
Isaac brings flooding, takes out power
Gulf Coast states have taken the brunt of Hurricane Isaac’s winds and rains, with towns flooded and massive power outages reported. CWS’s broad network of communions and affiliated organizations in the affected areas are responding, and you can, too.
Learning and growing in Guatemala
In the cold highland climate of Totonicapan in Guatemala, families involved in a CWS-supported regional food security program are having great success growing tomatoes and vegetables. See how you’re helping.
Monsoons amp up, CWS prepares
With Pakistan expecting two weeks of heavy monsoon rains, CWS’s contingency plan includes warehoused shelter kits and medicines, mobile health units and procurement of food and non-food items. Learn more.