Regional Articles Archives for November 2020

A feminist Response to Crisis

As crises become a new normal, we are being pushed to think beyond our usual responses. Practical needs have become strategic needs that fuel both survival and organizing. If you don’t have food or water, you can’t organize. Community-based groups on the frontlines need a mechanism to respond immediately.

In early November, Hurricane Eta slammed into Central America. Honduras and Guatemala were hard hit, with heavy rains, flooding, landslides, electrical storms and high winds. In Honduras, an estimated 2.6 million people are affected, and some 700,000 Guatemalans. Close to 100,000 Hondurans are displaced, with massive damage to homes and infrastructure.