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Impacts of climate change on coffee farmers
Rick Peyser, Lutheran World Relief’s Senior Director, Private Sector Partnerships, shares about how migration is connected to the impacts of climate change on coffee farmers. More information.
Inside the hunger crisis in Guatemala
Food insecurity was already on the rise in Guatemala before COVID-19. The pandemic and resulting economic crisis have only exacerbated inequality and poverty. The climate crisis is also taking its toll, with many families losing crops as a result of Hurricanes Eta and Iota in 2020. And the war in the Ukraine is only going to make the situation worse. More information.
Mobile Medical Support in Guatemala
In coordination with the US Southern Command and host-nation civil military authorities, Team Rubicon (TR) will be participating in the Resolute Sentinel, a series of humanitarian assistance exercises taking place throughout Guatemala between May and August, providing mobile medical support and capacity building to vulnerable communities. Certified as a WHO Type 1 Mobile Emergency Medical Team, TR personnel will be essential in providing medical aid to communities in three Guatemalan regions, including San Benito, San Andreas/San Jose, and El Melchor de Mencos. This will be the third year that TR has participated in the Resolute Sentinel.