2021 Mission

Haiti Earthquake 2021

GEM Mission Specific Press
WLRN
U.N. Seeking $190 Million For Haiti Earthquake Relief. Aid Groups Urge Using It More Wisely Than 2010
MENAFN
Natural disasters, Caribbean diplomacy and developmental introspection
WSVN
Food for the Poor, Global Empowerment Mission seek donations to help Haitians impacted by earthquake amid relief efforts
Caribbean National Weekly
City of Miramar Plans Haiti Earthquake Relief
CNN
How to help Haiti earthquake victims
Parade
How to Help Haiti Earthquake Relief—The Best Charities to Provide Emergency Aid and Help Rebuild
Amazon
Amazon donates tens of thousands of emergency supplies to aid Haiti
MSN
Haiti earthquake death toll rises to nearly 2,000. Here's how to help
USA Today
'I got a soft spot for Haiti': Cardi B shares her support for Haiti after tragic earthquake
Local 10
South Florida organizations working hard to collect relief items and get them to Haiti
Fox News
Bethenny Frankel's BStrong mobilizes to help Haiti earthquake victims
CBS Miami
South Florida Organizations Working Around The Clock To Send Earthquake Relief Supplies To Haiti

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Partial Ship Runs in Dec/Jan

Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

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In G.E.M.’s 11+ years of working in Haiti with 95+ mission trips, many important lessons have been learned. In an effort to have the aid supply chain scaled and streamlined, here’s GEM Bstrong plan of action:

G.E.M. is loading United Carrier Group semi-trucks with over 589 pallets totaling over $6,246,722 in relief supplies that will be shipped throughout remainder of 2021.

 

Supplies will service three main zones.

– Zone A: Departement Nippes / Epicenter region Changeaux / L’Asilles / Anse de Veau

– Zone B: Departement Sud / Les Cayes region

– Zone C: Grande Anse / Jeremie region

The supplies are donated to G.E.M. through major partnerships such as Good360, Take2Hope, South Florida Caribbean Strong, Ocean State Job Lot, USA 4 Vets, Goya Foods, Walmart, Amazon, and many more.

The first partial shipload arrived at the port of Miragoane in August. The second in October and the third is currently being worked on.

Any attempts to have large-scale public distributions would only lead to absolute chaos. To prevent this, we have partnered with reliable Haitian (only) community stakeholders and partners that operate year-round in the affected areas of the south coast.

Local Haitian orgs, churches, orphanages, schools, and hospitals will be recipients of the life-sustaining supplies. Food, beverages, tents, blankets, air mattresses, and over-the-counter medical supplies will be palletized at G.E.M. head quarters.

The port will be turned into a truck-only drive up. Each Haitian partner will send 1-3 box trucks depending on community size to pick up their supplies. The combined ship runs will fill over 62 Haitian trucks with all distributions being supervised by G.E.M. Haitian team members and executive teams. This program is in partnership with the D.P.C., Caribbean Consular Corps, and the Haitian Consulate.

To view previous G.E.M. Haiti missions and programs click here

Ship Recipients (condensed list)

Zone 1 Nippes – Director Louis Mérosné

L’Asile, St. Joseph

Carrefour Honoré/Changeux, The Chair of St. Peter

Morisseau, St. Rose of Lima

Lièvre, St. Catherine Labouré

Baradères, Sts. Peter and Paul

Fond Tortue, St. Elizabeth

Rivière Salée, St. Joseph Travailleur

Anse-à-Veau, St. Ann

Sault-du-Baril, Sts. Yves and Joachim

O’Rouck, St. Louis de Montfort

Père Alix Eliscar, UNDH Nippes

Père Wathner Aupont, Grand Ravine (Petit Troy)

Zone 2 – Directing Org, Les Cayes Little Footprints Big Steps

Lilet, Tisselin Carly

Massey, Tisselin Carly

Saut-Mathurine, Jude Celestin

Chantillie, Petit-Homme & Geres, Cavaillon

Aquin, St Louis

Cavaillon, Pastor Antoine Kerby Berlus

Fonda de Blancs Soutni Yo

Les Cayes Helo Haiti

Île-à-Vache Got you

FO Haiti Viv in Partnership with Robert Dietrich

Ministry of Planification and External Cooperation

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