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A woman reacts as rescuers search for survivors through the rubble of collapsed buildings in Adana, Turkey, on Feb. 6, 2023, after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country’s southeast. The combined death toll for Turkey and Syria after the region’s strongest quake in nearly a century is in the thousands.

Pope Francis, Syriac Patriarch call for prayers after devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

Feb 6, 2023

By AC Wimmer

The series of earthquakes — up to 7.8 magnitude — killed an estimated 1,700 people and injured thousands more, with... Read more

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Aug. 14, 2021.

CMMB provides medical relief, long-term recovery in Haiti after 7.2 magnitude earthquake

Sep 14, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On August 14, Josette lost everything. A single mother, she had gone to the supermarket to sell items to support... Read more

A home is seen inundated with water caused by Hurricane Florence as it passed throught the area Sept. 18, 2018, in Linden, N.C.

As Florence subsides, Catholic Charities in NC ready to offer assistance

Sep 19, 2018

By Mary Farrow

While Hurricane Florence has decreased to a tropical depression, it is still churning up tornadoes and bringing record flooding throughout... Read more

Hurricane Harvey, as seen from NOAA GOES satellite over Texas, 10 am, Aug 25, 2017.

Be ready to help Hurricane Harvey victims, U.S. bishops say

Aug 27, 2017

The damage done by Hurricane Harvey is a cause for prayer and preparation to help the storm’s victims, the U.S.... Read more

A church damaged in Ecuador's April 2016 earthquake.

Ecuadorians struck by earthquake plead: 'Don't forget us'

Mar 15, 2017

Almost one year has passed since a devastating earthquake struck Ecuador on April 16, 2016: more than 660 died and... Read more