Partnership Seeks to Make Caribbean a Climate Resilient Zone and a Safe Place for Women After Disasters

Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), International Planned Parent Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR), and the Clara Lionel Foundation are partnering to ensure that health care facilities throughout the Caribbean are able to weather increasingly violent storms, and that the health care needs of women and girls are met in the wake of natural disasters and extreme weather events. Read more

Hurricane Dorian

Update: September 6 Engineers Without Borders USA’s thoughts go out to the victims of the catastrophic destruction from Hurricane Dorian. As all eyes are currently on the devastation Hurricane Dorian has and will continue to unleash, rest assured EWB-USA is Read more

Engineers Support Volcano Recovery in Guatemala

For the community of Socorro, Guatemala, a 213-foot pedestrian bridge spanning the Pantaleón River provided safe passage and connected people to important resources. On June 3, Volcano Fuego erupted without warning, sending rivers of molten lava onto the communities below and destroying this vital point of access. See how our volunteer collaborated with an unconventional team to rebuild the bridge. Read more

EWB-USA Assists with Dominica Hurricane Response

On September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Dominica. The Category 5 hurricane was the most powerful storm to ever hit the island, resulting in 27 fatalities and more than 50 Dominicans still missing. Nearly every home and Read more

Community Engineering Corps and Disaster Recovery

Engineers Without Borders USA’s domestic program, Community Engineering Corps (CECorps), and our volunteers are eager to help in areas recently affected by extreme weather and other disasters. While we are not a rapid response agency, we might be able to Read more