Members of the Camara Women's Collective at work farming rice before the flooding in February. (Photo courtesy Susan Partnow)

Flooding disaster in Burundi hits close to home

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re still reeling from the mudslide that leveled homes and took lives in Oso. But one local organization is also in mourning for the deadly results of erratic weather in Burundi, halfway around the world. On February 9th, torrential rains triggered massive flooding that destroyed 4,500 homes in Bujumbura, Burundi’s […]
Apr 9, 2014