Emergency Response

We respond rapidly and responsibly to storms, mudslides, floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, disease outbreaks, and more.

Project Information

Project Status: Active
Currently Responding: Hurricane Dorian
Start Date: 2010
End Date: Ongoing

Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Clean Water & Sanitation

Currently Responding to Hurricane Dorian

On the ground before, during, and after

We mobilize our disaster relief volunteers and our network of local and global nonprofits, corporate, church, and logistics partners when disasters strike.

Thousands of communities around the world are affected every day by natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflicts. This leaves the most vulnerable people in urgent need of help to survive and recover. Historically, those with a background of working in a country alongside local communities are best suited to support relief efforts quickly and efficiently.

Acting fast before, during, and after an emergency and collaborating creatively with diverse partners has meant we can assist the vulnerable when some of the greatest disasters strike. 

We also build the capacity of our local staff and volunteers to respond quickly and efficiently and work with impacted communities to help them build back better and become more resilient. 

Project Goals
  1. To protect the vulnerable following disasters
  2. To mitigate further or secondary disasters
  3. To provide access to clean water where needed
  4. To help impacted communities build back better
Expected Outcomes
  • Reduced risk of human trafficking
  • Reduced likelihood of a second disaster striking due to contaminated water, like a cholera outbreak
  • Strengthened resiliency in the impacted community

Currently Responding to Hurricane Dorian

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Cyclones

Cyclone Gita: Islands of Tonga
Cyclone Roanu: Sri Lanka

Earthquakes

Earthquake: Ecuador
Earthquake: Haiti
Earthquake: Nepal
Earthquake: Papua New Guinea

Floods

Flood Relief: Louisiana

Hurricanes

Hurricane Florence: North and South Carolina
Hurricane Harvey: Houston, Texas
Hurricane Matthew: Haiti
Hurricane Michael: USA
Hurricanes Irma & Maria: Caribbean, Florida, and Puerto Rico

Humanitarian Disasters

USNS Comfort (Spring 2019)
USNS Comfort (Fall 2018)

Mudslides

Mudslides: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Tembin: The Philippines

Tsunamis

Tsunami Palu: Indonesia

Typhoons

Typhoon Haiyan: Philippines
Typhoon Mangkhut: The Philippines
Typhoon Yutu

Volcanos

Mount Mayon Volcano: The Philippines
Volcán de Fuego: Guatemala

Wildfires

California Wildfires: USA

In 2018, we celebrated our emergency response impact.

Emergencies responded to worldwide

pounds of supplies delivered in Florida after Hurricane Michael

Rebuilding in the Bahamas, Starting with the Church

Hurricane Dorian destroyed Pastor Raymond’s home and wiped out decades of work. But it’s not the end of the story…

Building Back Better: Changing Focus in The Bahamas

Moving forward, our volunteers will also support rebuilding efforts across the devastated communities, helping The Bahamas build back better. But that’s not all. In a new partnership with Tesla…

A Disaster Births Hope

Fresh Water Production volunteers have been cycling in and out of the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian delivered a deadly blow on September 1, 2019. World Hope International has been pumping clean water in the Bahamas for a full month and we still turn people away at the end of the day.

Dorian: Devastating Disasters Necessitate Purposeful Planning & Responsible Responses

World Hope International (WHI) got on the ground in the Bahamas immediately not only because we wanted to respond to the disaster but because we had prepared in advance to respond by establishing a strong coalition of disaster relief partners already locally based and through strategically prepositioning emergency supplies…

WHI Relief Team on the Ground in the Bahamas

WHI’s Clean Water Team is in the Bahamas, sailing around the devastated islands with clean water & emergency supplies and supporting debris removal…

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World Hope International is committed to sound stewardship and using your gift to deliver the most effective, sustainable solutions for alleviating poverty, suffering, and injustice. In the fiscal year 2018, 87% of all expenditures went to program services. In order to use our resources in the most efficient manner possible, we may deem it necessary to redirect your contribution to the greatest need or our general purposes.

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