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Pandemic job losses and flooding spark fears of hard times in...

The low-lying, heavily populated nation is regularly hit by flooding, but experts fear the impact this year may be worse due to job losses caused by the pandemic

Floods in India, Nepal displace nearly four million people, at least...

Landslides and flash floods are common in Nepal, India's Assam and Bihar states during the June-September annual rainy season

Rebuilding lives torn apart by Super Cyclone Amphan

Caritas India helps people back onto their feet after super cyclone destroys homes, kills more than 90

Photo gallery: Cry for help from Filipino victims of Typhoon Ambo

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many have lost their homes

Cyclone kills 14 in India, Bangladesh leaving trail of destruction

In West Bengal's capital city, Kolkata, strong winds upturned cars and felled trees and electricity poles

Mindanao diocese provides homes to earthquake victims

A series of strong earthquakes jolted a large part of the southern Philippines last year, leaving thousands homeless

Old Philippine churches no match for destructive disasters

Religious traditions in the Philippines are anchored on the physical presence of churches in almost all towns and cities

From resilience to resistance

Many people are no longer swayed by narratives of 'resilience' or 'acts of God' that ultimately blame the victims and seek to excuse criminal negligence

Philippine Church, NGOs rise to occasion when disaster hits

Philippine Church, NGOs rise to occasion when disaster hits

Photo story: Philippine churches open doors to victims of volcano eruptions

Priests and missionaries say they could be hosting evacuees for two to three months, or maybe up to six months

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