1999

Kosovo Crisis

Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

In 1999 GEM founder, Michael Capponi, along with Miami Beach Mayor Neisen Kasdin organized city wide efforts for the victims of the Kosovo Crisis. Over 15,000 pounds of supplies were collected, delivered and donated to Feed the Children organization.

Featured Missions

Volcano Eruptions
2021
Caribbean
The eruption Friday of La Soufrière — its first large one since 1979 — transformed the island’s lush towns and villages into gloomy and gray.
Pandemics
2020
United States
In January 2020, the COVID‑19 pandemic began in the United States and is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
Hurricanes
2019
Bahamas
On August 24, 2019, the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas, and was the worst natural disaster in the country’s history with wind speeds of 183 mph and $3.4 billion+ reported damages.