natural disaster

  • January 13, 2010

    A major earthquake has hit Haiti, one of the poorest nations on earth. Thousands are feared dead, injured or displaced in and around the capital Port au Prince after the quake. Governments and aid agencies are pledging rapid assistance.

  • February 11, 2009

    Churches of all denominations across Australia have initiated prayers and practical support for bushfire victims in Victoria, where some 200 people have died in the deadliest disaster in Australian history.

  • February 16, 2007

    Flooding in Mozambique has forced tens of thousands from their homes along the Zambezi river valley, following weeks of heavy rain, report development agencies and church networks.