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All Hands Volunteers, Project Minot

Clipboards vs. Binders

You can see from the title of this post the kind of day we have had in the office. We have experienced the full range of disaster-chasing emotions today; from the highs of new volunteer introductions and people stopping by to tell us about the progress they’ve made to the tears in my eyes as an older man, injured while working on the railroad, told me of his shame and frustration at not being able to take care of his own flood damaged home.

Consequently we are all a little hysterical and when we got into a discussion about the various merits of different organizational aids it got a little heated. And then a little ridiculous. We ended up crying with laughter for a good ten minutes and got no nearer to a clear consensus. So I am opening it up to you, dear readers.

Here’s the situation: you have a number of home owners who have requested help and you are going to visit them at their homes to carry out an assessment of the work that need to be done. You must take a copy of the work request form, an assessment form, pens and anything else you think might be useful. You must not lose anything. You must be able to walk around and fill out the forms. Answers in the form below …


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.


One thought on “Clipboards vs. Binders

  1. Highly anticipated results to be released tomorrow!

    Posted by Jess UK | July 29, 2011, 7:29 pm

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