Earthquake in Ecuador: Crisis Response

Earthquake in Ecuador: Crisis Response

Following a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Ecuador on April 16, 2016, ReachGlobal Crisis Response evaluated the need and sprung into action. From Crisis Response: "Kids frequently have the most difficult time processing trauma, so our response to the Ecuadorian earthquake is making kids and their families the primary focus. We have a team in Ecuador this [...]

New roof, new life in Haiti

New roof, new life in Haiti

By Steve Spellman I laughed as I watched the little boy’s mother jump into Anne-Marie’s arms. Anne-Marie Johnson is part of our GlobalFingerprints Haiti leadership team and had come to visit the boy's home. Anne-Marie had never met the child before. She had never met the mother before. She had never been to this home before. So [...]

Mexico: ‘We need water’

Mexico: ‘We need water’

Emergency drinking water needed in storm-ravaged town From ReachGlobal Mexico City Team Leader Joshua Smith: As we stepped into the village of Bejuco, it was like a war zone. The military had arrived to respond to the massive flooding, most villagers had been forced to flee and live in temporary refuge centers, and those who [...]

Haiti Summit seeks better approaches to aid, ministry

Haiti Summit seeks better approaches to aid, ministry

By Laura-Jean Watson Three years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, a grim situation festers there as Haitian and American church leaders work to rethink how and why help is exchanged. Dr. Jean Dorlus, speaking at a recent Haiti Summit organized by ReachGlobal Crisis Response, described a foreign-aid process that he said prevents Haiti from achieving much [...]