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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.
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
Free but registration required