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Tennessee: RCC Wrap Up

This was posted on 06/17/10 No Comments

And the rain kept on coming… At the beginning of May, two-thirds of Tennessee experienced the awesome power of Mother Nature, receiving torrential rains causing swollen rivers and streams to crest at record levels. As a result, both the Western and Middle areas of the state were faced with flooding on an unprecedented scale. Tennessee […]

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Sun Herald: Women builders headed to Haiti to help

This was posted on 06/07/10 No Comments

If you haven’t been automatically redirected to the Sun Herald article “Women builders headed to Haiti to help”, please click here. Thanks for your interest and support!

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Iowa: Project Cedar Rapids Rebuild Final Report

This was posted on 06/02/10 No Comments

During the spring of 2008 Cedar Rapids, IA experienced unprecedented flooding that affected over 5,000 homes, forever changing the look and feel of the town. In response, All Hands setup a 4 month project to help homeowners deal with the immediate aftermath by coordinating volunteers to help clean out homes of destroyed belongings. During our […]

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All Hands Volunteers Meet President Clinton in Haiti!

This was posted on 06/01/10 1 Comment

On June 1, 2010 former US President Bill Clinton was in Leogane, Haiti to speak about reconstruction. During his trip, Clinton met with CHF and visited one of their shelters built on a slab cleared by All Hands volunteers.

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Haiti: DRR Training – Preparing Teachers for the Future

This was posted on 06/01/10 2 Comments

Volunteers at Project Leogane have developed a disaster risk reduction program to educate teachers on the science of natural disasters and how they can best prepare their students and classrooms.

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Haiti: Transitional School Program

This was posted on 05/23/10 No Comments

Transitional School Program After 1,261 schools were destroyed and 2,530 were badly damaged in the 12 January 2010 earthquake, schools in Leogane were unable to operate for three months, depriving children not only of the opportunity for education but also of a sense of normalcy and structured routine. Over the past few months NGOs have […]

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Tennessee: Flood Coordination Project Launch

This was posted on 05/20/10 No Comments

In response to the widespread flooding that occurred three weeks ago, All Hands has launched the Tennessee Recovery Coordination Center (TN RCC) located in Antioch, Tennessee. Over the coming weeks we’ll be focused on gathering data on residents’ needs and fostering collaboration among responding voluntary organizations active in the flood clean up efforts. We will […]

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Tennessee: Flooding Assessment Launch

This was posted on 05/14/10 No Comments

Over the past few weeks Tennessee has experienced extensive flooding. Thousands of homes have been affected across much of the state. Bill and Jeremey have been engaged in Tennessee Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (TN VOAD) conference calls and in dialogue with several other responding organizations since the flooding began. All Hands has now launched […]

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Haiti: Project Director’s Update

This was posted on 05/12/10 1 Comment

Today marks the 4-month anniversary of the Haiti earthquake that permanently changed the lives of so many on 12 January, 2010. Life quietly, proudly, adamantly goes on.

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Lonely Planet: Volunteering in Haiti, post-earthquake

This was posted on 05/07/10 No Comments

If you haven’t been automatically redirected to the Lonely Planet article on HODR (All Hands’ previous identity), “Volunteering in Haiti, post-earthquake“, please click here. Thank you for your interest and support!

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