Yearly Archives: 2016

Post-Hurricane Update #9 – Wednesday Nov 3

Coming From a Changed Life – A Guest Blog by Josh Knipple It’s now been a few days since returning home from Haiti. I have honestly been trying to process through in my mind what we experienced this past week. … Continue reading

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Post-Hurricane Update #8 – Thursday Oct 27

Post-Hurricane Update #8- Thursday Oct 27 – 11:30 pm Today was a good day… Exhausting? Naturally. Full of “Haiti” extras? As expected. Overwhelming? Not surprisingly. Blessed? Most definitely, without a doubt, YES. But I’m getting a head of myself… As … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update #7 – Saturday Oct 15

Hurricane Update #7 – Saturday Oct 15 1:41am Today has been a rough day. This week started spectacularly, and crumbled a bit at the end for me, which is why I’m going to start with the end of the week, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update # 6 – Tuesday Oct 11

Hurricane Update # 6 – Tuesday Oct 11 We’re 3 days into our disaster relief work in the Savannette area. Each day we’ve started at about 7am and cut trees until noon, by which time the heat is unbearable enough … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update # 5 – Sunday Oct 9

Hurricane Update # 5 – Sunday Oct 9 Apparently the signal isn’t good down here, and my battery is low, so for the time being, Jamie is playing the role of secretary. Today, we spent a good part of the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update #4 – Saturday – Oct 8 – 10:45pm

Hurricane Update #4 – 10:46 PM Saturday I’m in the Savannette (NW of Les Cayes), which is the first place I ever served in Haiti. Savannette, Haiti I came here knowing it got hit hard and that the school, clinic, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update #3 – Wednesday Oct 5 – 11am

Hurricane Update #3 – Wednesday 11AM Today I rode down to the Operation Blessing Headquarters in Tabarre, Port Au Prince. On the drive, we saw some downed trees and power lines, but the roads have already been cleared. The haitian … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew Update #2 – Tuesday Oct 4 – 6pm

Hurricane Matthew Update #2 – Tuesday Oct 4 – 6pm It is tricky to update about different places in Haiti right now. A lot of the information on facebook must be fact-checked as there are pictures being spread from past … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update #1 – Monday Oct 3 – 2:26pm

Hi all, I figured it’s a good time for an update. As you probably know, Hurricane Matthew is nearing the south-western coast of Haiti. Since Haiti isn’t that big, this means all of Haiti is in range of the storm. … Continue reading

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Making Haste, Slowly…

I’m back in Haiti. 🙂 However, despite landing in PAP at 5pm on Wednesday, I am still in PAP and have not made it to Jacmel. Yesterday, we went shopping, and everything was great on that end. We finally own … Continue reading

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