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Thank You Habitat for Humanity

This was posted on 12/18/10 No Comments

All Hands Volunteers would like to thank Habitat for Humanity for their full support to this rapid response program, helping us do what we do best: fast and effective disaster response for the communities who need help the most.

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USA: Disaster Response Training with NECHAMA

This was posted on 12/13/10 No Comments

Volunteers and staff from All Hand Volunteers and NECHAMA Jewish Response to disaster recently teamed up to create a training course designed for volunteers after wind and water events.

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Video: Saving Lives with Biosand Filters

This was posted on 12/13/10 8 Comments

Today, one in eight children in Haiti don’t live to see their fifth birthday due to illnesses they get drinking dirty water. We’re responding by producing Biosand Water Filters as a simple solution to provide safe, clean drinking water.

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Haiti: Trip Rescheduling due to Election Civil Unrest

This was posted on 12/11/10 3 Comments

If you’ve been following the news about Haiti, you’ve seen that there has been considerable unrest resulting from the recent presidential election. While what you see on the news isn’t always a complete picture of events, in this case demonstrations have caused cancellation of flights and interruption of movement within Haiti. We have been on […]

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Haiti: 10 December 2010 – Election Security Update

This was posted on 12/10/10 No Comments

The situation remains tense following Tuesday’s election results. Manifestations (protests) in Port au Prince have continued through the week, with occasional violent clashes between supporters of opposing candidates. The airport was closed on Wednesday and Thursday, only opening for private flights today. In Leogane the unrest has been more moderate than in the capital, but […]

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Haiti: 8 December 2010 – Election Security Update

This was posted on 12/08/10 2 Comments

Safety and security information surrounding the 2010 Haiti Presidential Election.

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Haiti: 8 December 2010 – Cholera Update

This was posted on 12/08/10 No Comments

The Haitian Ministry of Health reports 2,120 deaths and 44,157 hospitalizations (out of 93,220 hospital visits) due to the cholera outbreak. Initial WHO estimates have been revised up to 400,000 cases expected in the first year, underscoring the severity and longevity of this epidemic and the requisite humanitarian response. In Leogane, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) […]

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All Hands Volunteers’ Cash for Work Program

This was posted on 12/07/10 4 Comments

At the end of its first week, All Hands Volunteers is happy to announce that our much anticipated Cash for Work (CFW) program is off and running without a hitch.

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Haiti: Hurricane Tomas Flood Response: Episode 3

This was posted on 12/02/10 1 Comment

With a generous donation from Habitat for Humanity, All Hands Volunteers was able to distribute 750 disinfection kits to Leogane residents after Hurricane Tomas left the flood-prone area covered in mud.

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Thank You Southwest Airlines

This was posted on 11/26/10 1 Comment

All Hands Volunteers would like to give special thanks to Southwest Airlines for their generous donation of flight coupons.

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