Saturday 10th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

DHL sends disaster response team to Haiti

Deutsche Post DHL Group is to send a disaster response team to Haiti to deliver support after hurricane ‘Matthew’. The team will coordinate and prepare inbound aid for its onward journey to locations impacted by the hurricane.

Loading of relief supplies onto a DHL plane in aid of Tsunami victims in 2004 ## Verladung von Hilfsguetern in ein DHL-Flugzeug waehrend der Tsunami-Katastrophe 2004

The DHL DRT will coordinate incoming international aid, preparing it for onward transportation to areas affected by the hurricane.

“In the aftermath of hurricane ‘Matthew’ Haiti may be facing a severe humanitarian crisis,” said Gilberto Castro, manager of DHL’s Disaster Response Team, Americas. “Although it is still too early to assess the full extent of the losses and destruction, the DRT is on the ground and ready to facilitate the logistics of incoming relief goods and to secure a fast processing of the supplies.”