Haiti Deployment – February 2017

Haiti Deployment – February 2017 A team of DARTs has returned to Haiti to check on the progress with our in-country partner on rebuilding homes and to distribute more water filters following the assessment visit in October 2016. There were 472 additional water filters delivered to 21 sites. The DARTs have also identified a number…

Hurricane Matthew

The media is full of images of survivors, mainly in Haiti, following the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew. Media reports suggest that as many people in Haiti are as badly affected by this hurricane as there were following the earthquake in 2010.  Disaster Aid International is currently putting together plans to send an assessment team…

Assessment trip for future deployment in Ecuador

The earthquake that hit Ecuador on 16 April resulted in 660 deaths and injured approximately 4,600 people.  The most severe damage was concentrated in the North west;  in Manabí Province and the canton of Muisne in neighboring Esmeraldas Province. Ecuador has appealed to the international community for help for the estimated 720,000 people in need…

Final stages of main deployment in Fiji

Our team on the ground has now completed the last stages of operations with the distribution of shelter repair kits to the second group of villages and the monitoring of the build in the first set of villages that had already received the kits. Operations have been hampered by electricity cuts and heavy rains  with…