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Caribbean: Hurricane Response 2017

CARIBBEAN: HURRICANE RESPONSE 2017 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA  •  ST. MAARTEN  •  CUBA • DOMINICA • TURKS & CAICOS • TORTOLA • PUERTO RICO In September 2017, two category 5 hurricanes devastated the Caribbean. Winds reaching up to 300 km/hour took the lives of hundreds of people and left millions without power, shelter and clean water. Hurricane Irma left places [...]

Haiti: Hurricane Matthew Response 2016

HAITI HURRICANE MATTHEW RESPONSE 2016 On October 4th, 2016 Hurricane Matthew - a Category 4 storm - made landfall in Haiti. The loss of life was appalling and the damage extensive. Food and water supplies quickly became a critical concern. GlobalMedic deployed it's Rapid Response Team, who arrived in-country on the 6th and immediately implemented our [...]

Dominica: Hurricane Response 2015

DOMINICA  HURRICANE RESPONSE 2015  On August 27, 2015, Tropical Storm Erika hit the island nation of Dominica, causing flooding and landslides. 20 people were killed and nearly 600 people were left homeless. Many roadways on the island were impassable, and a number of bridges were completely destroyed. Many communities were without electricity or potable water, and [...]