Presentation on theme: "Key Elements and Issues in AT Reuse as a Component in Emergency Management Chris Brand, FODAC National Summit on Emergency Management and Assistive Technology."— Presentation transcript:
Key Elements and Issues in AT Reuse as a Component in Emergency Management Chris Brand, FODAC National Summit on Emergency Management and Assistive Technology Reutilization February 23-24, 2010 Photos of AT Assistance from Portlight Strategies and FODAC
Trucks picked up donations across Metro Atlanta and throughout the state.
Donated items were checked and sanitized for immediate use.
Volunteers packed and shrink-wrapped large boxes of devices.
Hundreds of crutches and walkers were boxed for shipment.
Packing and skidding in the FODAC warehouse.
Containers were labeled with contents for ease of distribution in Haiti.
Fifteen manual hospital beds went with the first shipment.
Volunteers from Portlight, FODAC’s on-the-ground partner in Haiti.
Donations from Georgia arrive at a camp in Haiti
Portlight arranged vehicles to deliver equipment.
Hospital beds arrive at a destination clinic on top of a van.
Volunteer organizations worked together. This one “shopped” for what she needed from the supplies and equipment.
Equipment and supplies inside the clinic
Donated AT gets a new user
Donated equipment and supplies in use in a tented treatment area
Chris Brand Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, Too Stone Mountain, Georgia