Kipp Branch

Recent Posts by Kipp Branch:

Asking the Right Questions When Responding to a Disaster

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Even before a disaster hits, MAP becomes a disaster response center.

When we know a hurricane is forming, or receive news of an earthquake, or see refugees fleeing conflict, MAP springs into action.

Our first question is always, “How can we best help those most affected?”

Topics: disaster relief hurricane harvey disaster hurricane hurricane irma Hurricane maria

Ecuador Earthquake Update

Saturday, April 16, 2016 was a typical day on the Pacific coast of Ecuador, then suddenly at 6:58 PM local time a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck and thousands of lives were changed forever. 661 people lost their lives and almost 28,000 people were injured.

Topics: medical relief Ecuador earthquakes water Sawyer

A Long-Term Need: Nepal Earthquake Relief

Most of the world is aware that just a little over a year ago a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, killing an estimated 8,000 people and potentially wounding tens of thousands more.

Topics: medical relief Relief earthquakes Nepal

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