Earthquake Response

How One School is Helping Rebirth A Community

February 28, 2019

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck coastal Ecuador in April 2016, Mariana López experienced a momentary loss of hope. The beloved Faith & Hope School building that was providing vital help to the kids in Pedernales was in ruins. The thought struck her that the school might never rise again. What would happen to these vulnerable children? It’s […]

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10 Ways to Find Your Purpose

January 2, 2019

Having grown up in Ecuador, Rheanna Cline created an opportunities list to encourage you to engage with ER. We’ve updated it for 2019. (Posted Sept. 25, 2016, updated May 24, 2019) By Rheanna Lea Cline Through the work of Extreme Response, thousands of people living in extreme situations are experiencing significant life change. With programs […]

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Nepal Partner Helps Community Recover from Modern Slavery

May 23, 2018

As a humanitarian organization, ER staff see a lot of heartbreaking situations around the world that deserve compassionate response. Our partner Pokhara Child Care Center (PHCC) in Nepal is helping one community recover from something truly unimaginable – modern slavery. Leaders from PHCC recently visited the ex-slave community to distribute supplies and provide medical help. […]

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Brunsch Bunch on Epic Journey in Haiti

February 20, 2018

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications It sounded like fun. A friend was assembling a team of volunteers to “go somewhere in Haiti to help” following the devastating earthquake that rocked the country in 2010? Would he join the team? Brad Brunsch not only accepted that invitation, but went on nine more trips to Haiti over […]

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Quake Destroyed School, Not Spirit

December 23, 2016

(Friday December 23, 2016) On April 16 the Faith and Hope School in Perdenales was among the thousands of buildings destroyed by the massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked coastal Ecuador. Fortunately, though hundreds of people died in the devastation, the quake hit at night so none of the children were in classes. The school building […]

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Xulon Project Responds To Extreme Needs in Nepal

August 18, 2016

Pokhara, Nepal – Xulon Project equips individuals and groups to show love to their community and see lives transformed with purpose and hope for the future. This includes hosting youth camps and providing relief for earthquake victims. Impact Snapshot: “After the 2015 earthquake, we were able to mobilize volunteers and help people in practical ways. […]

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Nepal Relief Update: 49 Families Helped

April 30, 2015

July 23, 2015 update: ER Friends Karak and Premi Tamang sent this update for their most recent relief distribution to those struggling with the impact of the Nepal earthquakes. On July 23 we went to Gorkha district Gaikhur village and distributed 49 bundle of  zink sheets for (42 families and 1 church ) earthquake victim families. […]

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