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Health workers wearing protective suits walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry on April 14, 2014. (credit: Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images)

US Warns Against Traveling To Ebola-Hit Countries

The 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.

07/31/2014

AmeriCares Emergency Response Manager Karl Erdmann amid the destruction in Cebu, the Philippines. (credit: AmeriCares)

AmeriCares Ships Supplies, Lends Assistance In The Philippines

The 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.

11/15/2013

Downed power lines and debris block the road in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on November 10, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Helping With Relief Efforts As Typhoon-Hit Victims Plead For Aid

The 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.

11/11/2013

Philippine and US military personnel load relief goods for Tacloban for victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.  (Photo: JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

11/11/2013

In this handout from NOAA, Super Typhoon Haiyan moves towards the Philippines November 7, 2013 in the Pacific Ocean. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Super Typhoon Haiyan, Poised To Be Strongest Ever, Slams Philippines

Images 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.

11/08/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether 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.

06/10/2013

(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Several 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.

05/21/2013

Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma

Tri-State Area Sends Help To Oklahoma Town Devastated By Tornado

As 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.

05/21/2013

A neigborhood flooded by Isaac - Manchac, LA - Aug 30, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Americares Workers Helping With Isaac Relief

Workers based in Connecticut are on the ground working to provide relief from the damage of Hurricane Isaac.

08/31/2012

Isaac Hits New Orleans, Gulf Coast (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Isaac Causing Big Problems, But Proving To Be Far Weaker Than Katrina

Hurricane 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.

08/29/2012

Joplin, Missouri Reels After F5 Tornado Devastates Town, Kills 125 (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Stamford Based AmeriCares Helping Tornado Victims In Joplin, MO

Emergency relief workers from AmeriCares are on the ground in Joplin, Missouri, which was devastated by an EF-5 tornado on Sunday.

05/26/2011

Ernie Darby hugs his son Davis Darby as they salvage what they can from their house after it was destroyed by a massive tornado - Joplin, MO - May 24, 2011 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Natural Disasters Keep Stamford-Based AmeriCares Busy

While still providing aid to dozens of countries overseas, AmeriCares has been sending relief to flood and tornado stricken states in the south and Midwest.

05/24/2011

Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.

04/15/2011

Insider Trading Graphic (credit: AP)

Connecticut Doctor Accused Of Insider Trading In Manhattan

An Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.

04/13/2011

A replica Statue of Liberty stands next to tsunami damaged buildings in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, Japan - Mar 15, 2011 - Photo: KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

Connecticut Sends Relief To Japan Via AmeriCares

AmeriCares, which is based in Stamford, was one of the first on the ground in Japan

03/15/2011