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Responding to Hurricane Dorian

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(September 17, 2019) Heart to Heart International’s role in any disaster response is to fill gaps in health care that exist because of the storm. Hurricane Dorian crippled the health system in Treasure Cay, Bahamas, and the community has asked us to stay as they begin the long road to recovery. We will stay as long as... 

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World Humanitarian Day

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Meet the Women of HHI World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. World Humanitarian Day 2019 is set to celebrate Women Humanitarians and their undying contribution... 

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Kansas City Tornado Response

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A massive rain-wrapped tornado touched down to the west of Kansas City, Kansas, on the evening of May 28, hitting just outside of Lawrence and tearing through Pleasant Grove, Bonner Springs and Linwood. The storm downed power lines, uprooted trees, and destroyed homes and other buildings. Heart to Heart International sent an initial disaster assessment team to the areas affected that night. We then deployed our disaster response team early on Wednesday morning and positioned the Mobile Medical Unit at Linwood Elementary School.

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HHI in Jefferson City After Tornado

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An advance assessment disaster response team left for Jefferson City early on Thursday, May 23, after a large tornado tore through the town late Wednesday night. The team brought hygiene kits to distribute to people affected by this destructive storm. They also met with local officials and partners to determine the most effective ways to... 

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