Design Professionals Needed Immediately to Volunteer in Haiti

Hands On Disaster Response is looking for design professionals immediately to volunteer in Leogane, Haiti to perform building damage assessments. Needed:
- architects or designers with ATC training (or other relevant experience)
- structural engineers

Architects Without Borders-Seattle is gathering a team from the Pacific Northwest to volunteer for the 1-2 week trip organized by Hands On Disaster Response.
The projected departure date is no later than May first.
There may be some monetary and organizational support for the team, but volunteers should be prepared to cover their own travel expenses to and from Leogane.

You can find more information and answers to most questions about the trip here.

If you have read through the information from the links above and are still interested, please contact either:
Rachel Minnery -
rminnery@gmail.com (architects) or,
Scott Douglas -
sdouglas@dci-engineers.com (engineers)

In a similar vein, Minnery noted, with the earthquake in Chile concerns have arisen about the adequacy of current building codes in the Pacific Northwest. You can read an enlightening New York Times article on the topic here.

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