To my dear Filipino brothers and sisters, I cannot say that I know what you are going through – a people in the wake of this unbelievable storm that hit your country – but as a young Haitian who survived the massive earthquake that hit our nation in January of 2010, I have some idea. [...]
When a disaster strikes, Communitere responds within hours. Our assessment team works with community members and organizations to determine their needs and provides immediate emergency services support.
Through a ground up approach, Communitere launches location-specific relief programs that foster connectivity. Our programs aim to fill gaps in humanitarian assistance and promote sustainable resource use.
Communitere adopts meaningful exit strategies. Where appropriate, we help create lasting infrastructures that can be used and maintained by local communities. We empower disaster survivors to renew their communities with their ideas & their goals.
Communities United in Response Relief and Renewal.
The recent, heart-breaking disaster in the Philippines has brought our international community to action. Typhoon Haiyan has destroyed neighborhoods, airports, schools and lives; the death toll continues to climb at a frightening rate. Next week, we are deploying to the Philippines to begin building a logistics team aimed at synthesizing relief efforts on the [...]