• Local nonprofit sends aid to India amid COVID-19 surge

    2 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A West Michigan-based nonprofit is responding to the COVID-19 crisis in India by mobilizing teams on the ground and providing supplies to those in need.
    The situation in India has gone from bad to worse, with nearly 20 million COVID-19 cases reported and more than 218,000 deaths related to the virus.
    Resources are in short supply, prompting the response from several countries and other organizations.
    World Renew, a local nonprofit organization, has an ongoing response in India, coordinating efforts to supply families in rural areas with everything from hygiene kits to...
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  • CNN's Clarissa Ward Explains the ‘Absolutely Haunting' Covid Crisis in India

    CNN's Clarissa Ward Explains the ‘Absolutely Haunting' Covid Crisis in India

    2 days ago - By Mediaite

    CNN's Clarissa Ward has reported from some of the world's most dangerous war zones. Now, as one of three CNN reporters filing stories from the front lines of the coronavirus crisis in India, Ward spoke with Mediaite about what she has seen on the ground.
    Ward, who has been reporting from Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, said that while the situation is different from weapons-heavy conflict zones, the scenes she saw in there and in Delhi are “every bit as frightening” as anything she's witnessed.
    “We've all seen the statistics about what's happening in India, but it's really only...
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