Topic: Hurricane Mitch
Peace Corps Honduras: The 158 Peace Crops volunteers have been ordered out of Honduras. There's also a freeze on new Peace Corps volunteers going to Guatemala and El Salvador.
On the first anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, global disaster relief is under the microscope. A $15-billion-a-year industry with 250,000 workers, the stakes are high – but from each tsunami, quake, hurricane, and drought, we learn what works and what doesn't.
01/11/2011 01:05 pm
There are now 179 reported deaths in Guatemala from last weekend's Tropical Storm Agatha, along with a giant sinkhole in Guatemala City that has swallowed a clothing factory.
06/01/2010 04:23 pm
Flooding and landslides from tropical storm Agatha have killed more than 150 people throughout Central America in the past few days, and apparently caused a giant Guatemala City sinkhole.
06/01/2010 12:51 pm
Landslides caused by Tropical Storm Agatha buried dozens of rural Indian communities.
06/01/2010 11:16 am
Two weeks after the 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, relief workers are shifting from emergency aid to a second wave of challenges, such as providing safer, cleaner shelter for the more than 1 million people left homeless.
01/26/2010 09:41 am
The US Department of Homeland Security has halted deportation of Haitians in the wake of the Haiti earthquake. But some are pressing for some 30,000 Haitians in the US illegally to be given 'temporary protection status'.
01/14/2010 10:37 am