Disaster Response Training
Headwaters provided training to community members engaged in disaster response planning in December 2016, nine months before St. Johns US Virgin Islands experienced Hurricane Maria in September 2017. This training was done less than a year before the hurricane devastated the US Virgin Islands. Headwaters provided ongoing support during the aftermath of the hurricane and provided follow up support as well.
Headwaters received a grant in 2018 to provide telecounseling to survivors of the 2017 hurricanes. Telecounseling will be provided remotely with the recipients at a location in St. John’s by our volunteer in Minnesota. This service will be provided in 2019 with our staff of volunteers that are trained in providing mental health support.
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A Golden Valley relief agency is responding to a growing crisis in Haiti. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the island earlier this month. The situation in Haiti is dire. So far, more than 2,200 people have died in the earthquake, over 12,000 people are injured, and...
Another significant earthquake in Haiti occured. Although Headwaters has not traveled to Haiti to assist on the ground, due to dangerous conditions and political unrest, we continue to support schools and orphanages with food, supplies and educational sponsorships....
Headwaters Relief Organization has been closely monitoring Hurricane Laura. The hurricane battered the Louisiana and Texas coastlines early this morning, bringing extreme winds, flash flooding, and an expected storm surge, after sweeping ashore as the region’s...
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