Children from Fukushima enjoy a CWS-supported retreat to Hiroshima that provides some respite from the lingering radiation they are exposed to daily. Photo: CWS-Asia/Pacific.
Fukushima Now: in the Aftermath of Nuclear Disaster
Japan’s March 2011 earthquake and tsunami also brought nuclear disaster. This new video highlights efforts to minimize radiation exposure, the remaining dangers and the ongoing needs of Fukushima families.
CWS announces first annual John Backer Award honorees
On October 25, CWS will honor the late John Backer and present the award he inspired to broadcaster Tony Hernandez and immigrant rights’ advocate Myrna Orozco, who, like Backer, have passionately championed immigrants’ and refugees’ rights.
Late-summer storms leave the burden of rebuilding
Hurricane Isaac’s drenching rains in late August caused extensive flooding in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana, hitting Louisiana the hardest and leaving an estimated $2 billion in damage in its wake. You can help.