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23 Mar 2010 description
report DHL

Bonn, 03/23/2010, 01:30 PM CET

The first set of computers will be delivered to four local communities in Haiti.

DHL today announced it has partnered with The One Laptop per Child foundation (OLPC) to deliver over two thousand laptops to Haiti for use by displaced students and schools that have been hardest-hit in the earthquake-stricken country.

10 Mar 2010 description
report DHL

Bonn/Santiago, 03/10/2010, 04:45 PM CET

The Disaster Response Team prepares special bags with food and water supplies.

Only a few days after an earthquake hit the central Chilean region around the city of Concepcíon, DHL stepped in with its DHL Disaster Response Team (DRT) to help the local Chilean authorities to transport relief goods to areas that were particularly hard hit by the earthquake.

The DRT consists out of six core team members and a group of over 140 volunteers of the DHL country office in Chile, all under the leadership of Chris Weeks, DHL's Director of …

28 Apr 2008 description
report DHL, Mercy Corps

Assistance will enhance medical care for more than 140,000 Iraqis

April 28, 2008, Portland, OR - DHL, the express and logistics company, has teamed up with the global relief and development agency Mercy Corps to send $9.6 million worth of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to southern Iraq. The emergency supplies will be distributed to hospitals in Iraqi cities that are short on resources and near the frontlines of recent fighting.

06 Sep 2007 description
report DHL

After 10 days of operating from the Pisco Air Base located in Southern Peru, the DHL Disaster Response Team (DRT) for the Americas has completed a successful mission. Two teams were deployed to manage the surge in inbound freight sent by national and international Aid agencies, governments, churches, NGOs and private citizens. In common with other recent disasters, the first day was spent buying, hiring or borrowing warehouse equipment, and then it was a case of palletizing and consolidating all the freight by product.