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Final Mile: Haiti Earthquake Response

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday morning, August 14. The quake was felt in the nation’s capital, Port-au-Prince, but the epicenter was detected about 80 miles west near Saint-Louis-du-Sud. Serious damage, injuries and casualties have been reported in the Grand’Anse, Sud and Nippes departments, affecting an estimated 1.2 million people, including 540,000 children. At least 1,900 have died and more than 9,500 were injured, according to ABC News. Many are still missing. Thousands of houses and public buildings have been partially or completely destroyed, including hospitals, schools and churches.

GlobalWA and Lynden Logistics have an amazing panel lined up to the discuss disaster response including an inspiring tale of the power of partnerships to amplify impact that we can all take a lesson from.

Speakers:

Abe Diaz
Senior Technical Program Manager – Disaster Relief
Amazon

Kate Dischino
Vice President of Emergency Programs
Americares

Meg Jean Louis
Chief Impact Officer
Hope for Haiti

Who:
Everyone

When:
Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021
1 pm to 2 pm PT / 4 pm to 5 pm ET – main program
2 pm to 2:30 pm PT / 5 pm to 5:30 ET – networking breakouts

Price:
Free but registration required

Details

Date:
October 5
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue

Virtual Event

Organizer

Lynden Logistics
Phone:
(206) 949-3343
Email:
eklunder@lynden.com

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