On June 17th, 2:55 p.m., local time, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan province in southwestern China. Based on the magnitude and the number of people in the affected area, the quake could have a medium humanitarian impact, according to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.
(Credit NOAA) Cyclone Fani is poised to be the largest, strongest cyclone to make landfall in India in 20 years. With 100 million people in the path of this monster storm, the damage could be catastrophic. Currently, officials are encouraging people to evacuate areas at-risk and offering advice for those who are choosing to stay. […]
But when a landslide cut an entire village off from their only source of income, there was no traffic detour. And winter was coming. Now, a little road construction has literally saved this village.
Pray for those in Mozambique affected by Tropical Cyclone Kenneth just weeks after Cyclone Idai.
On Easter Sunday, a horrible series of bombings in Sri Lanka left grief, fear, and unanswered questions throughout the country, the world, and the global body of Christ. At BGR, our hearts break for the families who are forever changed in the wake of these attacks. The latest death toll stands at 358, with many […]
When Volcano Fuego erupted in Guatemala, police officers, fresh from the first aid training you supported, rushed toward the hurting.
When floodwaters swallowed nearly an entire village, the spirit of survival carried the day. This is one family’s story of perseverance, hope, and restoration.
The March 14 cyclone, Cyclone Idai, has left a confirmed 447 people dead and nearly 110,000 people displaced in shelters throughout the region. The cyclone directly struck Beira, Mozambique, a city of 500,000 people. In the following days, massive rains and subsequent flooding has been responsible for deaths in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. Despite the […]