Volcán de Fuego eruption

June 7, 2018

This week, the Sacatepéquez region of Guatemala suffered the most violent eruption of the Volcán de Fuego in more than a century, causing the deaths of at least 75 people and crippling rural communities. Many rescue and relief efforts are being centered around Alotenango, Sacatepéquez, where trusted Nursing Heart partner organizations are located.

If you would like to support the relief efforts to affected communities, please use the PayPal button below. Nursing Heart will cover associated PayPal fees and ensure rapid distribution to our partners in the area. More details will be shared to this page as they are clarified. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at info@nursingheart.org.


(View of the eruption from Alotenango. AP Photo: Santiago Billy)


(Volcanic ash in Antigua. Kris Nelson, NHI/ACE Clinical Director)