Disaster Relief & Recovery

PCI on the Ground in Texas

PCI's Medical Director, Dr. Blanca Lomeli, is on the ground in Texas, visiting Houston, Rockport and Tivoli. She has been meeting with our local partners to develop a long-term response to Hurricane Harvey and plans for recovery. Follow us on social media for updates on these efforts and consider donating to PCI's response [...]

Hurricane Harvey: Support PCI’s Response

As the devastation from Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold in Texas, PCI is working with our partner AmeriCares on the ground to provide desperately needed support.In addition to getting critical emergency medical health supplies into the hands of frontline health workers, we’re also supporting safety-net health institutions that serve the most vulnerable populations.Our teams in [...]

Fighting Armyworms in Malawi

A pest that is barely the size of a paperclip poses a major threat to farmers in Malawi. In 2013, droves of armyworms marched across the fields of this landlocked country in southern Africa, feasting on essential crops and leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. According to the Government of Malawi’s Ministry of [...]

By | 2017-06-12T07:02:37+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Disaster Relief & Recovery, Food Security|

Barrio Mio Transforms Vulnerable Neighborhoods in Guatemala

This story was originally published in USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean September 2016 newsletter, highlighting PCI's "Barrio Mio" project in Guatemala.  Today the world is celebrating International Day for Disaster Reduction, a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction and to recognize how communities [...]

Hurricane Matthew: Support PCI’s Response

After Hurricane Matthew pummeled Haiti, PCI continues to work with our partners on the ground to provide desperately needed support. Your assistance will help provide critical emergency supplies, clean water, sanitation items, and emergency shelter in affected communities. PCI is also preparing to assist communities in the aftermath of the storm for reconstruction of safer, healthier, [...]