Monday, March 08, 2010

Hands On Disaster Response

Hands On Disaster Response:
"With an amazing outpouring of support and volunteer interest, we are scheduled at capacity at Project Leogane for the next several months. We’re no longer able to take new volunteer inquiries or Volunteer Information Forms, as we won’t be able to accommodate any more volunteers at this time."

1 comment:

tonyb said...

There's more to disaster preparedness/recovery than meets the eye. When it comes to our property, what do we expect in case of loss (hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, fire, etc.)? The disaster itself is news. What happens after the dust settles is the story: the aftermath shock. With a little curiosity you can mitigate that shock.

Here is something disaster workers, authorities and the public should know. Insurance policyholders, and more importantly disaster survivors, need to be informed of access to equality--basic rights and information. The internet reaches far more people than anyone would have ever imagined, though difficult to gather those willing to pause, to inspect, to think on their own. And yet, much is available gratis! It just takes looking: