May 27, 2021

Magis Americas Joins the Catholic Cares in Support of Vaccine Equity

As global vaccine rollout continues, marking how society will start to return to some level of normalcy, it has been estimated that more than 85 poor countries will not have widespread access to coronavirus vaccines before 2023. Reaching herd immunity is key for Global South nations, allowing them to minimize the large impacts this crisis... View Article

Magis Americas Joins the Catholic Cares in Support of Vaccine Equity

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May 12, 2021

Magis Americas and Jesuit partners launch India COVID-19 campaign

Magis Americas has joined various Jesuit development organizations and mission offices from across the Global North in supporting the Jesuit Conference of South Asia in its efforts to combat the second wave of COVID-19 in India. [SITUATION ON THE GROUND] In April 2021 India started to witness the worst health crisis since its Independence (1947).... View Article

Magis Americas and Jesuit partners launch India COVID-19 campaign

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November 23, 2020

Hurricane Iota strikes as Central America still reels from Eta

Just two weeks after Hurricane Eta hit Central America, causing devastating flooding and landslides in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala, the region faced a new threat in Hurricane Iota. On Monday November 9th, the strongest storm to date slammed the coast of Nicaragua, just 15 miles from where Eta struck, with winds up to 155 miles... View Article

Hurricane Iota strikes as Central America still reels from Eta

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November 06, 2020

Hurricane Eta Lands in Central America

Hurricane Eta, a Category 4 storm with winds that peaked at 150 mph, made landfall south of Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua on Tuesday, November 3rd. Since then, the hurricane has weakened to a tropical storm. Local authorities, however, have warned that flooding and mudslides are creating a slow-moving humanitarian disaster. As of Friday morning, at least... View Article

Hurricane Eta Lands in Central America

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April 04, 2020

Messages of Hope

Over the past two months the COVID-19 pandemic has forced one-third of the world’s population to stay home, testing the resilience of health systems, national economies and a myriad of human rights. The virus has had a paradoxical effect: on one hand it has equally affected all peoples and nationalities; on the other it has aggravated differences and highlighted inequalities.... View Article

Messages of Hope

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February 16, 2017

Haiti After the Hurricane: New Updates from the Field

Seven years ago the earth shook in Haiti and just over four months ago the tiny Caribbean nation was hit by Hurricane Matthew. Friends of Fe y Alegría, along with our partners at the International Federation of Fe y Alegría, was working in Haiti long before the earthquake struck in 2010. Both organizations have long considered... View Article

Haiti After the Hurricane: New Updates from the Field

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October 07, 2016

Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm with winds up to 143 mph, made landfall near Les Anglais, Haiti late on Tuesday, October 4th before crossing to Grand’Anse en route to Cuba and the United States. The worst hurricane to hit this island nation since 2007 has to date left more than 2.1 million affected (894,000 of whom are boys... View Article

Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti

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