Edison, NJ, Woman Among Those Dead In Nepal Earthquake, AvalancheIn Woodside, Queens, in an area known informally as Little Nepal, immigrants from the nation woke up to the grim news from back home.
US Warns Against Traveling To Ebola-Hit CountriesThe travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more than 700 people this year.
AmeriCares Ships Supplies, Lends Assistance In The PhilippinesThe Philippines' main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.
Tri-State Area Helping With Relief Efforts As Typhoon-Hit Victims Plead For AidThe Philippine military said Monday it has confirmed 942 people have died in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan while stunned survivors picked through the remains of their homes.
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts: Ways You Can Help As the Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands face a daunting relief effort, the U.S. and other governments and agencies are sending food, water and supplies to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Super Typhoon Haiyan, Poised To Be Strongest Ever, Slams PhilippinesImages from the eye of the storm show mountains of debris floating through waterlogged streets, rain falling in torrential sheets and powerful winds bringing down trees and power lines.
Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The WorldWhether it's a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.
How To Help Oklahoma Tornado VictimsSeveral disaster relief groups are on their way to Oklahoma to help victims who were displaced after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday.
Tri-State Area Sends Help To Oklahoma Town Devastated By TornadoAs the sun rose over the shattered community of Moore, Oklahoma, the state medical examiner's office cut the estimated death toll by more than half, saying at least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children.
Americares Workers Helping With Isaac ReliefWorkers based in Connecticut are on the ground working to provide relief from the damage of Hurricane Isaac.
Isaac Causing Big Problems, But Proving To Be Far Weaker Than KatrinaHurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.
Stamford Based AmeriCares Helping Tornado Victims In Joplin, MOEmergency relief workers from AmeriCares are on the ground in Joplin, Missouri, which was devastated by an EF-5 tornado on Sunday.