Disaster Relief

Essential Services on Verge of Shutdown in Gaza

By |July 26th, 2018|

For regions, like Gaza, that rely on fuel for electricity shortages can be life-threatening.

Currently, one hospital in Gaza has been forced to shut down and many more are at risk due to the Israeli authorities restricting the entry of fuel into the nation. The tightening on fuel imports and exports is reportedly in response to […]

Puerto Rico’s Fragile Power Grid

By |June 19th, 2018|

Puerto Rico’s power grid underwent $3.8 billion in repairs between 2017 and 2018. However, the island’s grid remains ‘highly fragile’ and susceptible to damage should another storm occur.

The damage left by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico created the longest blackout in United States history. Puerto Ricans have observed repairs to the grid that […]

Children in CAR are Suffering

By |May 29th, 2018|

Children in the Central African Republic (CAR) are suffering from malnutrition and thirst. The infant mortality rate is at 18 percent and severe acute malnutrition is higher than the emergency threshold of 15 percent.

Najat Rochdi, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for CAR shared, “Where you have kids, those little girls and little boys coming to you and […]

Unstable Power in Puerto Rico

By |April 27th, 2018|

On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 a freak accident knocked out power to nearly every home and business in Puerto Rico.

Nearly eight months after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, Puerto Ricans are still struggling with an unstable power grid. Currently, 97% of island residents have power. However, April’s disruption is not the first. A failure the […]

Thousands Displaced in North-East Nigeria

By |April 25th, 2018|

Many vulnerable men, women, and children have experienced terrible hardship due to ongoing hostility in Nigeria.

The United Nations is allocating $9 million to help these displaced people. The region’s humanitarian crisis is primarily due to Boko Haram’s insurgency. In just three months, 30,000 people fled violence and are in desperate need of food, water, shelter, […]

52,000+ Venezuelans Seeking Asylum in Brazil

By |April 24th, 2018|

The United Nations refugee agency is ramping up assistance for the growing number of Venezuelan refugees arriving in Brazil.

Over 40,000 Venezuelans entered Brazil through the state of Roraima and are living in Boa Vista. The refugees are fleeing Venezuela’s autocratic government and a devastated economy. The country is struggling to provide food, shelter, and healthcare […]

Strong 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

By |March 14th, 2018|

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria resulted in tens of billions of dollars in damage in 2017.

Now, Global Weather Oscillations (GWO) predicts 2018 will result in another year of “above normal” storms out of the Atlantic. NOAA classifies storms using the Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) index. ACE index above 111 is “above normal,” and those with […]

The Caribbean is Still Without Power

By |January 17th, 2018|

Children in Desperate Need in the Caribbean

By |December 14th, 2017|

Three months after Caribbean hurricanes, thousands of children are in urgent need.

Despite these disasters beginning to fade out of the media, the affected communities are still struggling. Hurricane Irma was the most powerful hurricane ever to hit the Atlantic Ocean. It impacted the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti and Cuba. Hurricane Maria then damaged […]

California Wildfire Housing Crisis

By |October 26th, 2017|

The wildfire crisis in California has killed 42 people and destroyed 8,400 structures, according to Cal Fire.

Spreading fires have caused many families to take shelter in a friend or family member’s home only to awaken in the middle of the night needing to evacuate, again. Aldelano Solar Cold Chain Solutions has created mobile resources for […]