"Alert Check: Volcanic Eruption St Vincent and the Grenadines, please sign up your availability". Those were the words which greeted me as I checked my MapAction email. Simple words, but so profound for me. Those words really hit hard, and hit home! I could not ignore that call for action. I signed up for remote… Continue reading Responding to the Volcanic Eruption in St. Vincent and the Grenadines by Volunteering for Remote Deployment.
My colleague turned his phone to me and said, "Have you seen this?" Thinking that it was just another funny video created by one of the many internet users who are currently in lock-down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I braced myself. This time however, it was no joke! On August 4th, 2020, a warehouse… Continue reading Assessing and Responding to the Beirut Blast through the Use of Imagery and Mapping Techniques
When the call came for Caribbean volunteers to apply to MapAction, I was keen to sign up. Having followed the work of this organization and the amazing group of persons who work as volunteers, I saw this as an awesome opportunity for me to contribute to the work of saving lives. MapAction is a non-governmental, UK… Continue reading Becoming a MapAction Volunteer