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18 May 2016 description

The Director’s Letter

Col. Joseph Martin, USAF

Just over a year ago a devastating earthquake struck the country of Nepal, with major aftershocks in the ensuing weeks. The international community responded across a wide range of capabilities and in many cases remains engaged today in recovery and reconstruction. This edition of the Liaison Journal is specifically set aside to capture a range of lessons learned, with each providing the unique perspective of the supporting organization and author.

09 Nov 2010 description

Overview

The death toll due to rains and flooding caused by Hurricane Tomas reached up to 20, according to Haiti's government and media reports as of Monday (November 8). No new official numbers of casualties have been reported as of Tuesday (November 9). (Tomas brushed past Haiti on Friday (November 5), but largely spared the earthquake-ravaged country from a direct hit and severe damages. Some coastal towns were flooded, and some 10,000 people were voluntarily evacuated from their homes.

08 Nov 2010 description

Overview

As of Monday (November 8), the death toll due to rains and flooding caused by Hurricane Tomas reached up to 20, according to Haiti's government and media reports. Tomas brushed past Haiti on Friday (November 5), but largely spared the earthquake-ravaged country from a direct hit and severe damages. Some coastal towns were flooded, and some 10,000 people were voluntarily evacuated from their homes. Despite bringing rains, the storm also largely spared crowded displaced camps in the Haitian capital, Port-au- Prince.

07 Nov 2010 description

Friday November 5, 2010

Overview

On Friday (November 5), Tropical Storm Tomas re-intensified to a Category 1 hurricane, soaking Haiti's vulnerable displaced survivors of the January 12 earthquake as it headed between Haiti and Cuba.