Navigation Links
Hands on Disaster Response Extends Cyclone Relief Project

Group will continue volunteer relief project for one more month in Bangladesh

CARLISLE, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hands On Disaster Response (HODR), a volunteer-driven 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, recently announced the extension of Project Rayenda, their volunteer project in Rayenda, Bangladesh to help those devastated by Cyclone Sidr. This disaster, the most significant in Bangladesh in over 15 years, hit the coastline November 15, 2007, killing over 3,500 and extensively damaging over 1 million homes, businesses, and schools.

Since the start of Project Rayenda on January 5, 2008 HODR volunteers have been effectively working with the community and other relief organizations to restore normalcy and improve living conditions. HODR has partnered with fellow international NGO Save The Children by helping staff their "safe spaces." These spaces provide kids affected by Cyclone Sidr a safe playing environment. HODR and Save the Children have also teamed up to build five playgrounds. These communities have never had playground equipment before and are incredibly excited about this project. To fulfill this commitment, HODR has extended Project Rayenda until April 17. The volunteers will continue to work on a mixture of shelter, community and playground building projects.

HODR is still accepting volunteers for Project Rayenda. There is no charge to the volunteers except transportation to the volunteer base. In exchange for volunteer time and resources, HODR provides food, shelter, and a dynamic, rewarding work experience. For more information, visit their website,

HODR is also still in need of monetary donations to offset the costs of these projects. Donations can be made securely on their website, All donations are tax-deductible and will be used effectively in this relief project. All funds donated to HODR go directly towards these efforts to help run a successful relief project. Please give generously to support our volunteers and the people they assist.

For additional information on HODR's Bangladesh Project please visit or contact Paula Ogletree at 706-476-0310 or

ABOUT: Hands On Disaster Response is a US-based, volunteer-driven, 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to timely disaster response and relief. HODR strives to provide hands-on relief to survivors of natural disasters with maximum speed and minimum bureaucracy. Our projects focus on applying volunteer resources and expertise to communities affected by natural disaster. Previous projects have included Thailand (2004 Southeast Asian Tsunami), USA (Hurricane Katrina), Indonesia (2006 Jogjakarta earthquake), the Philippines (Typhoon Reming) Peru (2007 Pisco Earthquake), Bangladesh (Cyclone Sidr), and USA (2008 Arkansas tornadoes). Donations made to HODR are tax deductible.

SOURCE Hands On Disaster Response
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Kaiser Permanente Team Builds Prosthetic Hands for Charity
2. Qiao Xing Mobiles CECT Subsidiary Releases Newest Handset Model; C7000A Offers Cardiograph, 120 Days Ultra-Long Standby and 3.0 LCD Screen
3. Two Little Hands Productions, Creators of Popular Childrens TV Series Signing Time, Debuts Second Season at This Years Toy Fair 2008
4. Ortho Organizers(R) Announces the Launch of the Ancor Pro(TM) Orthodontic Anchorage System Hands-on Course
5. Gynecologists Get First Hands-On Experience With Simbionix LAP Mentor(TM)
6. Cleaning Hands, Saving Lives: The Spread of Staph Can Be Stopped
7. SafeHands School Program to Help Fight Spread of MRSA Staph Virus
8. Hands2GO(R) Hand Sanitizer Offers Alcohol-Free Alternative to Stopping the Spread of Flu at School and Work
9. Clean Hands are Key to Fighting Cold, Flu Germs
10. When Should Children Wash Their Hands?
11. AT&T Tennessee Supports Local Disaster Relief Efforts
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... City, NY (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 ... ... honors Dale Jones as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP ... leadership in education. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Md. (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... rewarding, but also extremely stressful. At the VA Maryland Health Care System, ... care for veterans patients. “Caregivers have a difficult job. Seventy-four percent report ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... Stress, anxiety, illness, infection or even a ... possible tumors? , Heather Spader, MD, a new pediatric neurosurgeon at Joe DiMaggio Children’s ... might point to tumors. , “Bad headaches that don’t go away, that ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... An extensive ... is specialized and only includes chiropractic clinics in the US. , The team ... alternative health practitioner when back pain sets in. When people are experiencing back ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... such as grafts, strip harvesting and follicular unit extraction. These techniques and procedures have ... of helping patients suffering from hair loss. While Dr. Parsa Mohebi, M.D. has utilized ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... FRANCISCO , Nov. 30, 2015 Next ... Designers of Things (DoT ) co-located events covering ... and the Internet of Things, will draw more than ... Jose Convention Center. The events, combined show ... latest technologies. --> ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Nov. 30, 2015   Royal Philips (NYSE: ... the industry,s first MRI guided user interface and automatic ... patients with MR Conditional implants, such as knee and ... 2015 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA) ... supports diagnostic confidence of this growing patient population. ScanWise ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 30, 2015 North America ... to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2015 to 2020. ... USD 135.6 million in 2014, and is expected to grow at ... According to the new Market Research Report "North America Cardiac Output ... User (Hospitals, ambulatory care, others) - Analysis And Forecast To 2020", ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: