Disaster Response

Responding to Wildfires

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Heart to Heart International sends thousands of hygiene kits to California to aid those affected by devastating wildfires. (October 31, 2019) California has been battling wildfires in the north and south of the state. The hurricane-force winds and dry conditions are causing the fires to spread rapidly. The state forestry and fire protection agency Cal... 

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Day of volunteering with BD – Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

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October 16, 2019 – Our work in Puerto Rico continues, even two years after Hurricane Maria caused so much devastation. Last week, HHI met with partners across the island to discuss ongoing projects and possible future programs. In Utuado, we currently support community health workers and an administrator for COSSAO – a community organization dedicated... 

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Capturing the story: Hurricane Dorian

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Robin Loznak deployed as a volunteer photographer with the HHI disaster response team to the Bahamas last week. Robin took some amazing photos in some incredibly difficult conditions. Thank you, Robin, for capturing the stories of the people affected by Hurricane Dorian. Below is Robin’s story. I’m currently returning to Oregon from my time working... 

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Responding to Hurricane Dorian

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Heart to Heart International arrived in the Bahamas one day after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas. As the full extent of the damage continues to come to light more than a month later, the Bahamian Ministry of Health asked us to stay on Abaco island to provide care to those affected by the storm.

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