Our cargo pipeline consists of shelter kits, clean water supplies, food aid, solar lights, and additional urgently needed medical supplies. We are working to match more than 80,000 lbs of cargo to transport, and this number will increase in the coming weeks and months into long-term recovery.
Airlink and ShelterBox have partnered together to rush two shipments of humanitarian aid to families in Haiti impacted by the recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake. The shipments will total 71 tons in weight and the cargo was moved over two chartered flights utilizing A300-600F aircraft.
In Haiti, where the death toll from last weekend’s devastating earthquake has soared to nearly 2,000, the U.S. and other countries are ramping up a massive relief effort for survivors. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports for TODAY from Port-au-Prince.