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  • Pakistan | Global DIRT
    the size of Great Britain and displacing millions of people These persons were exposed to disease at temporary camp and through non potable water consumption International Medical Assistance Teams IMAT and Canadian Medical Assistance Teams CMAT deployed personnel to aid survivors at the Pakistani NGO VNEEDU camps As a partner of those organizations Global Disaster Immediate Response Team DIRT sent a water assessment team ahead of a NOAH Water System The team also deployed a follow on team to support the customs clearance and implementation of the water system Due to insecurity on the ground from political and religious conflict few NGOs arrived to aid the flood survivors The Global DIRT assessment team consisted of medical personnel as well as potable water security and language subject matter experts The team led by Adam Marlatt arrived in Karachi Pakistan and made contact with local partners to quickly move deep into Sindh Province and begin identifying suitable locations for the large water filter The team also worked with VNEEDU to ensure the placement of dozens of ground wells while awaiting the arrival of the NOAH Water System via donated cargo space from Air Canada Once the follow on team arrived they quickly

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/project/pakistan (2016-02-14)
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  • Haiti | Global DIRT
    with several other responders facilitated emergency patient transport critical supply delivery and large scale food drops From that moment Global Disaster Immediate Response Team DIRT was born Patient transport was a gigantic challenge after the earthquake in Port au Prince the nation s capital Congested roadways compounded by debris in the streets cut off access to parts of the city and the lack of pre existing Emergency Medical Services EMS made patient movement nearly impossible The team quickly identified routes that were still open as well as the locations of pre existing medical facilities and clinics that were popping up due to international medical teams flooding the area to provide assistance Utilizing a bread truck as a mass casualty ambulance the team quickly became the go to people for patient movement The truck held 14 patients at a time and would transport from overloaded clinics to hospitals that could provide aid for the injuries the patient presented In the immediate phase of the disaster the team moved thousands of patients to dozens of facilities and facilitated the movement of patients to the USS Comfort hospital ship As the recovery effort continued supplies ran short as aid groups struggled to get items off the airport tarmac and out of the shipping port Global DIRT continued operations during this time and began deploying an all volunteer crew of prior service military personnel and subject matter experts After identifying the locations of most facilities offering free medical care the team began moving excess supplies from facilities to others that had a critical need The team also identified local supply access to gasoline jet fuel IV medications and oxygen facilitating the emergency resupply of hospitals as well as the air medical evacuation of critical patients The team was also alerted to unsolicited shipping container

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/project/haiti (2016-02-14)
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  • Get Involved! | Global DIRT
    CROATIA CUBA CYPRUS CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK DJIBOUTI DOMINICA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ECUADOR EGYPT EL SALVADOR EQUATORIAL GUINEA ERITREA ESTONIA ETHIOPIA FALKLAND ISLANDS MALVINAS FAROE ISLANDS FIJI FINLAND FRANCE FRENCH GUIANA FRENCH POLYNESIA FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES GABON GAMBIA GEORGIA GERMANY GHANA GIBRALTAR GREECE GREENLAND GRENADA GUADELOUPE GUAM GUATEMALA GUERNSEY GUINEA GUINEA BISSAU GUYANA HAITI HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS HONDURAS HONG KONG HUNGARY ICELAND INDIA INDONESIA IRAN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAQ IRELAND ISLE OF MAN ISRAEL ITALY JAMAICA JAPAN JERSEY JORDAN KAZAKHSTAN KENYA KIRIBATI KOREA DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF KOREA REPUBLIC OF KUWAIT KYRGYZSTAN LAO PEOPLE S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC LATVIA LEBANON LESOTHO LIBERIA LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA LIECHTENSTEIN LITHUANIA LUXEMBOURG MACAO MACEDONIA THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MADAGASCAR MALAWI MALAYSIA MALDIVES MALI MALTA MARSHALL ISLANDS MARTINIQUE MAURITANIA MAURITIUS MAYOTTE MEXICO MICRONESIA FEDERATED STATES OF MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF MONACO MONGOLIA MONTENEGRO MONTSERRAT MOROCCO MOZAMBIQUE MYANMAR NAMIBIA NAURU NEPAL NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS ANTILLES NEW CALEDONIA NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA NIGER NIGERIA NIUE NORFOLK ISLAND NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS NORWAY OMAN PAKISTAN PALAU PALESTINIAN TERRITORY OCCUPIED PANAMA PAPUA NEW GUINEA PARAGUAY PERU PHILIPPINES PITCAIRN POLAND PORTUGAL PUERTO RICO QATAR RÉUNION ROMANIA RUSSIAN FEDERATION RWANDA SAINT BARTHÉLEMY SAINT HELENA SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS SAINT LUCIA SAINT MARTIN SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES SAMOA SAN MARINO SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE SAUDI ARABIA SENEGAL SERBIA SEYCHELLES SIERRA LEONE SINGAPORE SLOVAKIA SLOVENIA SOLOMON ISLANDS SOMALIA SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS SPAIN SRI LANKA SUDAN SURINAME SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN SWAZILAND SWEDEN SWITZERLAND SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC TAIWAN PROVINCE OF CHINA TAJIKISTAN TANZANIA UNITED REPUBLIC OF THAILAND TIMOR LESTE TOGO TOKELAU TONGA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TUNISIA TURKEY TURKMENISTAN TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS TUVALU UGANDA UKRAINE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNITED KINGDOM UNITED STATES UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS URUGUAY UZBEKISTAN VANUATU VATICAN CITY STATE VENEZUELA BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM VIRGIN ISLANDS BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS U S WALLIS AND FUTUNA WESTERN SAHARA YEMEN ZAMBIA ZIMBABWE Previous Experience Please mention your past experience volunteering or working in disaster areas or third world countries Please mention any volunteer organizations you may have work for in the past Languages Spoken Non medical Specialties Example Electrician Carpenter Pilot Mechanic etc Medical Specialty Medical Experience Please list any EMT nursing surgical or trauma related experience here Please be sure to mention any certifications you may hold we may ask for documentation Medical Nursing License medical volunteers only How did you hear about us Start Date Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/volunteer (2016-02-14)
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  • Global D.I.R.T Structure | Global DIRT
    an ER technician at its university hospital in Washington D C Additionally Shafi has traveled to Haiti on numerous occasions in support of the Global DIRT EMS infrastructure build Regional Directors Europe Thorsten Schroer Throsten Schroer is a paramedic and former German soldier He volunteered extensively in Haiti immediately after the January earthquake providing EMS support to the Petionville camp of over 50 000 IDP s Additionally Thorsten has operated as a flight medic with the United Nations in Sudan and returned to Haiti to assist with the cholera outbreak in November 2010 North America Caribbean Sarah Grosh Sarah Grosh is a RN who began volunteering with Global DIRT after the cholera outbreak in Saint Marc in October 2010 Utilizing a spare ambulance and GD combat medics they operated the only functional on call ambulance in the days after the outbreak Sarah has continued working in Haiti over the past 2 years providing medical care pre hospital transport EMS training and infrastructure development Central South America Rebecca Gimbel Rebecca Gimbel is an anthropology graduate student who has traveled extensively through out South America for her work Additionally she has spent several months in Haiti post earthquake providing relief and is a permanent staff member residing in country Middle East Southwest Asia Mark Jackson Mark Jackson has spent extensive time volunteering as an EMT in Haiti where he operated as Country Director before becoming the Middle East Southwest Asia Director He holds an M Sc in Global Health Management and has most recently worked on international development projects in Afghanistan India Nepal and South Africa among others Mark is currently deployed to the Philippines where he is piloting a partnership between Global DIRT and American Refugee Committee to build capacity for the relief to recovery phase following natural disasters Systems Support

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/staff (2016-02-14)
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  • Contact Us | Global DIRT
    New Zealand Information Volunteer Experiences Cristin Senior more Upcoming events No upcoming events available more Home Contact Us Questions Comments Need some help Contact us here Do not use this form for volunteer applications Name Email Location City State or City Country Phone Questions Comments CAPTCHA Prove to us that you are not a robot What code is in the image Enter the characters shown in the image Help Now

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/contact (2016-02-14)
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  • Help now: Donate | Global DIRT
    on disaster risk reduction and response Since it s inception in 2010 Global DIRT has operated as a registered 501 c 3 organization and all donations made are tax deductible To make a donation today by debit or credit card please select the link below done securely through Paypal For check donations please mail to Global DIRT 26 Laura Lane Barrington NH USA 03825 For large donations and wire transfers

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  • Earthquake Response: Nepal | Global DIRT
    displaced and in immediate need of medical food and shelter support Global Disaster Immediate Response Team Global DIRT through its Asia Pacific Regional Office has deployed an assessment team to utilize Unmanned Aerial Systems UAS and coordinate with the United Nations on the potential deployment of human remains detection K9 teams and medical technicians to support the ongoing relief effort of the Government of Nepal The equipment deployed by Global DIRT Asia Pacific Region includes a SenseFly Ebee UAS to capture aerial imagery This data will then be distributed to local and international partners for analysis and planning purposes in debris management CCCM and humanitarian aid distribution Global DIRT needs your support in the successful implementation of this emergency operation To donate today please follow the DONATE button on the right hand side of the page secured through Paypal Checks and Wire transfers are also possible through the CONTACT link at the top of this page Global DIRT is a US 501 c 3 listed non profit and all donations are available for tax write off purposes For those looking to volunteer please click on the GET INVOLVED link at the top of the page DIRT works extensively to prepare

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/earthquake-response-nepal (2016-02-14)
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  • Typhoon Response: Philippines | Global DIRT
    creating a google streetview type environment for responders DIRT communications teams also deployed large scale communications assets donated from CISCO GATR and New Spirit Alliance DIRT teams also simultaneously coordinated relief flights of medical personnel while facilitating last mile delivery of mission critical supplies with helicopters reaching remote villages not accessible by vehicle Now over two months after the storm there is still an ongoing need to assist the Government of the Philippines with the proper collection and burial of human remains After the storm the Global DIRT Search and Rescue K 9 team was the first to arrive and provide support locating victims in the debris After the initial two week deployment Global DIRT was again requested by the government to re deploy K 9 assets to augment the Human Remains Collection Task Force and deployed additional personnel and human remains detection HRD dogs At the close of the second deployment it became clear that there will continue to be an ongoing need for K 9 support to facilitate the timely and safe collection of human remains Due to the risk of desecrating remains during the debris removal process heavy equipment can t be used in areas that remain uncleared causing delays in early recovery Human remains pose a health risk the Philippines has a low water table and cholera is endemic in the country Global DIRT is seeking to actively raise funds to continue the response to Super Typhoon Haiyan The Government of the Philippines has officially requested our team to scale up deploy 10 K 9 teams redeploy assets to continue the operation and finally put the last victims still yet to be recovered to rest If economically possible please consider donating today to aid in the relief effort Global DIRT is an all volunteer organization that

    Original URL path: http://www.globaldirt.org/typhoon-response-philippines (2016-02-14)
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