Relief
 
Relief
Areas of Work: Disaster Preparedness; Disaster Response; Food
Security; Humanitarian Assistance; and Strengthening
Resilience of Vulnerable Communities.
Impact
The cost of natural disasters is high. As climate change and erratic weather patterns
Key Goals
increase the risks of devastating storms, droughts and floods, we are helping
communities identify, assess and reduce their risks. Creating response plans and
Implement disaster resiliency
resilient strategies now can help better protect people tomorrow. Our program of
workshops in communities
Community & Port Resiliency Program (C-PReP) seeks to provide technical, material,
and airports in the Caribbean
and strategic tools to support communities and airports facing complex challenges
and Central America.
both during and after a crisis event. It is our vision that the program will be expanded
to communities and airports throughout Central America and the Caribbean.
Provide disaster victims with
food, relief aid products,
The overall purpose of our Relief Programs is to benefit disaster victims and reduce
hygiene kits, clean water
the suffering of the most vulnerable groups in the America’s Region, and to provide
systems & products, and
tools and resources needed to increase their preparedness and self-sufficiency.
building materials
As an implementer of a Food for Peace program, we have been able to remove hunger
Participate in USAID’s Food
and malnutrition for 20,000 persons in the Dry Corridor of Central America. We have
for Peace program to help
helped save many lives and our food was a major incentive to vulnerable children and
vulnerable communities in the
families who choose to stay in the area. The feeding program can provide a strong
Dry Corridor of Central
incentive for children to remain in schools where feeding programs are performed.
America.
Improved nutrition also favors worker productivity and the ability of a family to
produce subsistence food.
Create strategic agreements
with key non-profit and
corporate partners to help
reduce the suffering of the
most vulnerable groups in the
Americas.
The overall purpose of our Relief Programs is to benefit disaster victims, reduce the suffering of
the most vulnerable groups in the Americas, and to provide tools & resources needed to
increase their preparedness & self-sufficiency.