Hurricane

Hygiene Kits to Hurricane Ida

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Hurricane Ida was a deadly and destructive Category 4 hurricane that became the second-most damaging and intense hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana on record, behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than a million people in Louisiana lost electrical power, and the storm caused widespread infrastructural damage throughout the southeastern portion of the state, as... 

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Hurricane Ida makes landfall – HHI responds

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August 31, 2021 – Early on August 31, Heart to Heart International deployed its Mobile Medical Unit and advance team of medical and logistics personnel to respond to the damage caused by Hurricane Ida. The team has tetanus vaccines, medications, medical supplies and hygiene kits to help people who have been impacted by this storm.... 

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Preparing for disasters in the Caribbean

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The month of August is the start of the height of hurricane season, and the Caribbean has a history of being hit hard with powerful storms. Through planning and partnerships, Heart to Heart International has been bracing and preparing for the likelihood of hurricanes hitting islands in the Caribbean. After its disaster response to Hurricane... 

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Monitoring: Tropical Storm Elsa

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We are currently monitoring Tropical Storm Elsa and prepared to respond as needed. Elsa is bringing heavy rain, strong winds gusts, storm surge and isolated tornadoes to Florida through Wednesday. Elsa will then spread some of its impacts up the Southeast and mid-Atlantic coasts into late week. Bands of heavy rain and gusty winds continue... 

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