CURRENT NEEDS – ALAN NONPROFIT PARTNERS

Houston,TX.,9/1/2005--Thousands of hurricane Katrina survivors from New Orleans are bussed to refuge at a Red Cross shelter in the Houston Astrodome. FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

Houston,TX.,9/1/2005–Thousands of hurricane Katrina survivors from New Orleans are bussed to refuge at a Red Cross shelter in the Houston Astrodome.
FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

Warehouse Space

Adventist Community Services is responding to flooding in northwest Louisiana and is in need of 20k – 50k sqft of warehouse space with at least one dock-high door. It prefers the Shreveport area. ACS does not need services, just the space for two+ months, depending on donation volume.

St. Vincent de Paul is operating its “House in a Box” program for the December tornadoes in Garland/Rowlett, Texas. It is seeking 10,000 sqft of warehouse with a small office area and at least one dock-high door. Space is needed for approximately one year.

Material Handling Equipment

MHE continues as a high-priority need. Permanent donations are preferred, but ALAN has had some businesses provide extended no-fee leases.

Ouchita Parish in northeast Louisiana is seeking donations of 6,000 boxes to assist families who have had to leave their homes due to the flooding. (donation decision pending)

Adventist Community Services is responding to flooding in Louisiana and has requested the loan of a forklift for use in its distribution operations.

United Way of Flint – United Way of Flint has provided a consolidated needs list of its agency partners working on water distribution. It has requested 12 pallet jacks and 50 hand dollies.

Expertise

Students at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy working on a capstone project are looking to interview businesses who provided supplies, equipment, or services in response to the following domestic and international disasters: NYC terrorist attack 9/11/2001, Hurricane Ike 2008, Hurricane Sandy 2012, Haiti Earthquake 2010, Typhoon Haiyan 2013, Humanitarian Crisis Syria and region – present. The students are primarily interested in comparing air and land responses with those by sea.

Transportation

Adventist Community Services is responding to flooding in Louisiana and has requested the loan of a 20’ -26’ box truck with lift gate.

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