Latin America Branch

Puerto Barrios, Guatemala
This branch supports Central and South American countries.

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GEM Latin America Missions

Hurricanes
2022
Caribbean
Hurricane Lisa intensified into the Caribbean waters, and made landfall in Belize in northern Guatemala. GEM responded immediately by deploying a team & sending containers.
Hurricanes
2020
Central America
On October 31, 2020, the category 4 hurricane ETA hit Central America devastating the region – reporting 57 dead & hundreds missing. On November 16, another Cat 5 hurricane, Iota ravaged the region.
Fires
2019
Brazil
In 2019, the Amazon wildfires season saw a surge in fires with more than 906,000 affected hectares occurring in the Amazon rainforest and Amazon biome within Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru.
Migration
2019
Venezuela
In 2019, the Venezuelan migration and refugee crisis, the largest refugee crisis in the Americas, is the emigration of 4.6million Venezuelans who fled the country because of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Volcanoes
2018
Guatemala
On June 3, 2018, Volcán de Fuego eruption was a series of volcanic explosions and pyroclastic flows. The eruption included lahars and volcanic ash clouds with no evacuation time causing 200 deaths.

GEM Official Registered Branches

US Registered Branches

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This branch supports western states  as well as pacific maritime exports.

This Branch supports 5 counties in Hawaii.

European Registered Branches

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This branch supports 27 EU countries.

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This branch supports 24 oblasts in Ukraine.

Middle East North-Africa Branches

This branch supports Middle East and North African countries.

This branch supports 7 provinces in Türkiye and other MENA countries.

Latin America and Caribbean

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This branch supports 21 Central and South American countries

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This branch supports all 10 provinces in Haiti and supports communities year round in Jacmel.

Recovery Hubs

This Hub supports victims on Floridas’s west coast from the impacts of Hurricane Ian.

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Recovery Hubs

Haiti Command & Community Center

Jacmel, Haiti

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This community center supports GEM students in Jacmel, Haiti

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