Emergency Response

We respond rapidly and responsibly to storms, mudslides, floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, disease outbreaks, and more.

Project Information
Project Status: Active
Currently Responding: Australia’s Bushfires
Start Date: 2010
End Date: Ongoing

Good Health & Well-Being

We’re Now Responding to the Australia’s Bushfires Crisis

On the ground before, during, and after

We mobilize our disaster relief volunteers and our network of local and global nonprofits, corporate, church, and logistics partners when disasters strike.

Thousands of communities around the world are affected every day by natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflicts. This leaves the most vulnerable people in urgent need of help to survive and recover. Historically, those with a background of working in a country alongside local communities are best suited to support relief efforts quickly and efficiently.

Acting fast before, during, and after an emergency and collaborating creatively with diverse partners has meant we can assist the vulnerable when some of the greatest disasters strike. 

We also build the capacity of our local staff and volunteers to respond quickly and efficiently and work with impacted communities to help them build back better and become more resilient. 

Project Goals
  1. To protect the vulnerable following disasters
  2. To mitigate further or secondary disasters
  3. To provide access to clean water where needed
  4. To help impacted communities build back better
Expected Outcomes
  • Reduced risk of human trafficking
  • Reduced likelihood of a second disaster striking due to contaminated water, like a cholera outbreak
  • Strengthened resiliency in the impacted community

Australia Bushfires Crisis

We stand in solidarity with communities affected by the bushfires and those who are helping them.

Cyclones

Cyclone Gita: Islands of Tonga
Cyclone Roanu: Sri Lanka

Earthquakes

Earthquake: Ecuador
Earthquake: Haiti
Earthquake: Nepal
Earthquake: Papua New Guinea

Floods

Flood Relief: Louisiana

Hurricanes

Hurricane Dorian: The Bahamas
Hurricane Florence: North and South Carolina
Hurricane Harvey: Houston, Texas
Hurricane Matthew: Haiti
Hurricane Michael: USA
Hurricanes Irma & Maria: Caribbean, Florida, and Puerto Rico

Humanitarian Disasters

USNS Comfort (Spring 2019)
USNS Comfort (Fall 2018)

Mudslides

Mudslides: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Tembin: The Philippines

Tsunamis

Tsunami Palu: Indonesia

Typhoons

Typhoon Haiyan: Philippines
Typhoon Mangkhut: The Philippines
Typhoon Yutu

Volcanos

Mount Mayon Volcano: The Philippines
Volcán de Fuego: Guatemala

Wildfires

California Wildfires: USA

In 2019, we celebrated our emergency response impact.

Water filters distributed to families in Mozambique

Individuals received solar-powered energy in the Bahamas

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This Earth Day, join World Hope International, Katadyn Group, and Airlink for a webinar on responsibly responding to global emergencies.

AN ORGANISATION YOU CAN TRUST.

Please note that in the unlikely event a specific appeal becomes overfunded, surplus funds will be redirected towards a similar relief or community development project.

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