All Hands and Hearts Disaster Assessment Response Team on the Ground After Hurricane Ida Hits NYC/NJ

AHAH teams in NOLA and NYC evaluating relief endeavours **Media availability for both equally on-internet site AHAH members as well as offsite management

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up-to-date: Sep 4, 2021 11:00 EDT

An state-of-the-art Disaster Assessment and Reaction Workforce (DART) from global disaster aid firm All Fingers and Hearts (AHAH) has been deployed to the metro-New York area as Hurricane Ida devastated communities on Wednesday. A different DART is at the moment in New Orleans placing up a forward running foundation to enable impacted communities.

“Our reaction crew is previously on the floor in New Orleans where they are operating to realize important demands in the metropolis and encompassing parts,” claimed Gary Pitts, Main Functioning Officer of All Arms and Hearts. “Another staff is en route to quickly get started evaluating the parts of New York and New Jersey to see how added volunteers, partners and donors can be most efficient in all those parts, as perfectly.”

All Palms and Hearts mission is to not only reply to speedy consequences of disasters, but in the very long-term dedication to supporting communities sustainably rebuild. Due to frequent climate-connected disasters in Louisiana, AHAH has a very long historical past of supporting communities in the higher New Orleans space. Since AHAH has an active plan in reaction to 2020’s Hurricane Laura, the staff was quickly in a position to regroup and deploy assets in terms of fast guidance.

“We know this predicament remains fluid. We will keep on to evaluate as each individual community’s wants adjust and turn out to be much more obvious,” Pitts claimed.

All Arms and Hearts are in make contact with with associates and organizations in regions afflicted by the path of Hurricane Ida and welcome any possibility to function collaboratively.

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About All Hands and Hearts

All Arms and Hearts is a volunteer-powered nonprofit that correctly and competently addresses the rapid and lengthy-phrase desires of communities impacted by all-natural disasters about the world. By listening to nearby men and women, and deploying our direct-affect product, we are capable to rebuild secure, resilient educational facilities, households and other neighborhood infrastructure. Discover more:

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