Emergency Appeals

Updated Situation Report: Hurricane Season 2020

September 3, 2020

Appeal Code: 628M September 16 update: Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama last night, bringing two feet of rain to some areas. We are working with our local partners to determine our response plan. We will respond to requests for CWS Kits, Emergency Cleanup Buckets and Blankets, and we anticipate focusing on long-term recovery needs as well. More information will …

Situation Report: Hurricane Season 2020

July 28, 2020

Appeal Code: 628M August 27 update: Last night, Hurricane Laura slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm with 150 mile-per-hour winds. We are working with our local partners in Texas and Louisiana to determine our response plan. CWS Hygiene Kits and Emergency Cleanup Buckets are already on their way to Texas for the relief effort, and …

UPDATED Emergency Appeal: Coronavirus Response Fund

July 6, 2020

July 6, 2020 Appeal Code: 6302 Appeal Amount: $2.25 million This is an update to our initial appeal, issued on April 22.  SITUATION The coronavirus pandemic has continued to ravage our world. As of July 1, more than 10 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed. More than half a million people have died. “Although many countries have made some …

Emergency Appeal: Coronavirus Response Fund

April 22, 2020

SITUATION As of April 22, the World Health Organization reports over 2.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 169,000 people have died. Countries worldwide are scrambling to protect their citizens and stop the spread of this pandemic. Coronavirus –and the measures governments are taking to protect their citizens– are taking a toll on communities around the globe. The pandemic …

Emergency UPDATE: Flood Relief in Kenya

February 11, 2020

Appeal code: 642X Appeal amount: $500,000 This is an update about our flood response. Click here to read the original appeal. DONATE HERE.  CWS is responding to massive, deadly flooding in two parts of Kenya: West Pokot County and the Tana River delta. In both areas, we have responded with a month of emergency food rations for families who were …