Thursday, April 17, 2014
Tomorrow the first of many FedEx charter flights loaded with relief supplies will be touching down in the Dominican Republic – delivering desperately-needed medical equipment, food, water and other materials to the victims of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake. Over the next several days, more than 155 tons of donated supplies will be shipped to Haiti via FedEx as part of our disaster relief efforts with organizations such as the American Red Cross, Heart to Heart International, Direct Relief International, Water Missions and World Vision.
At the request of the First Lady of Honduras, Water Missions sent 10 water purification units to Teguicigalpa in response to recent flooding, with FedEx donating the transportation. Each unit will purify 10,000 gallons of water per day, permanently. FedEx Honduras cleared the freight on October 31 and Water Mission volunteers will immediately install the systems.