Emergency Appeals

Situation Report: Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

Situation Since making landfall on Sunday, Hurricane Fiona has led to heavy rainfall, flooding and landslides in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the Turks and Caicos Islands. In Puerto Rico, the effects of the hurricane are reminiscent of Hurricane Maria which killed almost 3,000 people and knocked out Puerto Rico’s entire power grid in 2017. Hurricane Fiona has once …

Situation Report: Flood Response in Pakistan

September 1, 2022

Appeal Code: 7104 Situation Torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan have led to severe flooding and massive destruction throughout the country. The rains, which began in June, have wiped away entire villages, killing over 1,000 people and leaving millions in need of immediate assistance. Pakistani officials are reporting that more than 30 million people have been affected by the floods. That …

Situation Report: Flooding Response in Eastern Kentucky

August 12, 2022

Appeal Code:  Situation Following severe storms and heavy rainfall from late July, eastern Kentucky has been devastated by deadly flooding. Many of these communities were still recovering from recent tornadoes and flooding, making them highly vulnerable during the storms. Today, the American Red Cross reported that about 1,400 homes have been destroyed or severely damaged due to the flooding. The …

Emergency Appeal: Russian Invasion of Ukraine

April 26, 2022

Appeal Code: 6642 Situation Russia launched an unprovoked attack on the sovereign neighboring nation of Ukraine on February 24. In the two months since, more than 11 million Ukrainians have fled their homes, including more than 5 million refugees who have fled to other nations. More than 400,000 Ukrainians have fled to neighboring Moldova since the invasion. Many continued their …

Updated Situation Report: Russian Invasion of Ukraine

March 30, 2022

Updated Situation Report: Russian Invasion of Ukraine March 30, 2022 This is an update to the March 1 announcement of the Ukraine Crisis Response Fund. SITUATION Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to one of the largest refugee crises in recent years. In about five weeks, more than 4 million Ukrainians have fled to surrounding countries in search of safety. …