Monthly Archives: May 2010

Developing the Industry’s Response Plan

A little sightseeing in Haiti On our last night in Haiti, with disturbing images filling our heads, the group decided not to go out for dinner but instead to eat at the hotel and have a discussion on how to come up with … Continue reading

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The Sites, Sounds and Smells of Haiti

It is hard to believe how a two minute event can so dramatically change the lives in a very negative way for over 8,000,000 people but Haiti is living proof that it is possible. There is living proof and reminders … Continue reading

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Arrival in Haiti

Approaching Haiti by air was breathtaking. The line of Cuba and the color of the water was a brillant baby blue. The arrival at the airport presented two contrasting worlds. As we walked down the stairs we were greeted by … Continue reading

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Shirted Up and Ready to Go!

 

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Ready or not here I come – Thoughts from Rob Lederer

As I sit in the Miami terminal ready to embark on what I’m certain will be a trip of a lifetime, it is hard for me not to reflect on the last 24 hours. If the next 24 hours are … Continue reading

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Ready to Go!

OK, so the trip is only three days on the ground in Haiti. But precautions for three days are the same as for three months. From vaccinations to clothing preparation and communications plans, we need to have as much as … Continue reading

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Threats of Disease Force Extra Caution

Considering that Haiti was one of the poorest counties in the Western Hemisphere before the earthquake, all involved knew that we had to take extra precautions to avoid disease in Haiti. Most went to medical facilities in the US specializing … Continue reading

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Assembling the Team

With such a monumental task before them, the Haitian people realize that our industry will be able to provide assistance and help train but performing pest management nationwide is something that is virtually impossible for our industry. The intent of … Continue reading

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