Hurricane Mitch

Articles

October 4, 2011

In what is becoming a consistent pattern across the nation during times of disaster, Episcopalians in the Diocese of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, are stepping forth to help their neighbors even as flood waters devastate some of their own homes and churches.

A long series of storms and...

January 27, 1999

Calixto Palacio said it sounded "like an earthquake, like rocks rumbling." Napoleón Narbaez described "a noise like helicopters right overhead." Maria Adriana Muñoz saw it. "The clouds were low and it was dark, but it looked like a monster up to the sky."

The three survivors of the...

January 27, 1999

In a response that has spanned the church, Episcopalians have worked together to ship tons of food, clothing, medicines, tools and building materials to hurricane-ravaged Central America, but now that the countries hit hardest by Hurricane Mitch last fall have faced their direst emergencies;...

December 21, 1998

With the help of many friends, Central America continues its recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Mitch. Much of the work is still focused on the emergency needs in an area where nearly a million people are homeless, but at the same time, plans are emerging for the long term. And others...

December 21, 1998

Central America might seem to be a distant piece of geography to the people in and near Kilmarnock, Virginia, but that didn't stop the members of Grace Church there from launching an aid project in mid-November to help the people of Honduras. Led by a retired Army general, William C. Louisell,...