Guatemala Volcano Erupts

Volcan de Fuego–Fire Volcano–erupted Sunday, June 3 in Guatemala, burying one whole community in ash and blocking roads with a deadly flow of rocks, ash and hot gas.

Roads, bridges and houses have been destroyed, families have evacuated the area. An estimated 113 people have died and 197 are still missing.

Catholic Relief Services’ local partner Caritas Escuintla is already providing lifesaving assistance within emergency shelters.

Your help is needed. Your gift helps provide immediate emergency food, water and other essential living supplies. Please give today to your brothers and sisters affected by the volcanic eruption in Guatemala.