A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia’s Aceh province early Wednesday, taking nearly 100 lives—and there are fears that more victims are trapped in the rubble.   The quake stirred memories of the 2004 earthquake that triggered a tsunami and killed over 230,000 people…

The death toll today passed 240 following yesterday’s 6.2-magnitude earthquake in central Italy, as rescuers scramble to reach dozens of people believed trapped. Strong aftershocks continue to shake the region, rendering buildings in Amatrice, including the town’s hospital…

People reeling from Ecuador’s April 16 earthquake need food and essential supplies more than hands-on help at this point. Furthermore, volunteers may be doing more harm than good. “Many volunteers have arrived; many do not have food and are not self-sufficient when it…

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador over the weekend, killing at least 272—and the death toll is likely to rise. The quake—the country’s most devastating in 40 years—hit in a sparsely populated coastal area around 100 miles west from the capital, Quito. But many people…