Sending help to the Bahamas
On 1 September, hurricane Dorian hit the northern coast of the Bahamas. The damage is massive, leaving an estimated 70,000 people homeless and in need of relief. But it’s difficult to get help to the area, since both infrastructure and means of transportation have been destroyed. DSV is helping Red Cross send equipment to the most affected areas.
It pays to help before disaster strikes
In observation of the International Day of Charity, we look at how DSV is working with the Danish Red Cross to provide disaster and emergency relief. With the help of DSV, Danish Red Cross is investing in and preparing aid for vulnerable communities before - and not after - they are hit by weather-related disasters. This saves both lives and money.
Sending help to the victims of the devastating cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
More than 1 million people are affected by the disaster. DSV is helping Red Cross get help to the areas, many of which remain difficult to access.
Mission Possible: Getting aid to South Sudan’s children affected by war
Panalpina is assisting UNICEF for the sixth time by flying relief aid to Africa. The following report was written by journalist Peter Martell earlier this year and shows how getting aid to the people who need it most requires extreme efforts. The report also impressively illustrates how every ton of relief goods makes a big difference to thousands of people who often have not had aid for years.
24 hours – a matter of perspective
24 hours can seem endless when a hurricane passes over you. The people of Saint Martin had to live through this experience on Wednesday, September 6, as Hurricane Irma battered the Caribbean island causing widespread devastation. The category 5 storm left the island’s residents isolated and in desperate need for aid, and Panalpina was called to help.
Children like Kenny benefit from UNICEF's and Panalpina's aid in Burundi
Kenny is one of many children UNICEF and Panalpina had in mind when they flew 70 tons of vital medicines to Burundi in November of last year. Thanks to the joint action, Kenny was able to receive free medication and quickly recover when he became ill. Find out more on how the delivery of relief goods is making a difference in Burundi.