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All Hands Volunteers, Project Minot

Volunteers Needed!

Unaffiliated, spontaneous volunteers have slowed to a trickle here on Project Minot. Help is desperately needed to get the clean up under way before the cold weather sets in – and here in North Dakota there can be snowstorms as early as September. Unfortunately there is absolutely no accommodation for people coming in from out of state and most groups are struggling to raise numbers due to lack of space.

One thing we are not short of is work requests. All of us here (that would be four people) have spent the day processing requests, scheduling residential volunteers to come in next week and trying to get the base ready for them.

The weather is taking turn for the worst already. It is a typical English summer’s day; grey and drizzly today. Time to go back to Japan methinks …


About Jess UK

Fell in love with the crazy, inspiring, all-or-nothing world of disaster response and the wonderfully ridiculous, hard-working people who are drawn to it. Currently working in the Philippines as part of the recovery efforts after Typhoon Washi/Sendong! Want to know more? Check out disasterchasers.wordpress.com.


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