Project HOPE’s programs in the Americas address the most pressing health problems in the region, including maternal and neonatal mortality, diabetes, natural disasters and health emergencies.
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The perilous trek to see Volcan de Fuego, just months before it exploded
The explosion coated the surrounding villages in a seemingly innocuous but deadly ash cloud, followed by a volcanic lahar – a mudslide-like flow of ash and other debris – snatching a nearby river and coating San Miguel Los Lotes, now under three metres of debris and white dust. A modern Pompeii.
Vecinos alrededor del Volcán de Fuego padecen enfermedades de piel y respiratorias
Project HOPE’s medical team respond to critical needs in Guatemala, such as respiratory and skin problems. HOPE is in communities cut off by the Fuego Volcano eruption.
ONG dice que necesidades de salud tras erupción en Guatemala son “críticas”
A US team from the international NGO Project HOPE, which gave its support following the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala, says that the heath needs have reached “critical point.”
After Suffering Extensive Burn Injuries from Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano, What Comes Next?
When Guatemala’s Fuego volcano suddenly started to erupt in their village of San Miguel Los Lotes, four-year-old Robert ran for his life, without shoes, and suffered burns to his feet and legs.
Returning to Guatemala Amid Destruction and Devastation
Nicole Merrill, a nurse practitioner who lived in Guatemala in 2000, returned to the country with Project HOPE to discover a completely different environment.