ALAN Storm Alert – Isaias
The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) has issued an alert that it is monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias as it treks through the Caribbean, producing heavy rains with the potential to cause life-threatening flooding. This storm comes as ALAN continues to support Hurricane Douglas’ brush with Hawaii, Hurricane Hanna’s strike in South Texas, and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
What ALAN is doing
Yesterday ALAN began checking in with business, government, and nonprofit partners in the Caribbean and along the East Coast of the United States, to assess their readiness and any anticipated needs for logistics support. AlAN is also closely watching the infrastructure and industries likely to be affected so that we can assist with coordination efforts if and when needed.
What You Can Do
If you are a nonprofit that will be working on this or any crisis event, please share your anticipated or actual needs via our request for assistance forms.
ALAN knows the pandemic has stretched everyone’s resources. But if you are a business and still able to offer pro-bono transportation, warehousing, equipment, or expertise, please let us know now. ALAN will match your offer with requests for support – together ensuring that those affected by the storm – or any crisis – receive the nourishment, hydration, and medical care they need.
ALAN said they would share any unmatched requests in their Situation Snapshot on our micro-site, where you can always see the latest in logistics needs.
ALAN also wants to ensure you have all of the information you need to protect your organizations and employees. They encourage you to log in to or request registration to ALAN’s free Supply Chain Intelligence Center. This is where you’ll find important information on potential impacts on shared infrastructure like roads, ports, airports, and more.
As always, they are grateful for your financial support to help them keep the lights on. Donations to fund our work have suffered due to the pandemic. Your gift will allow us to continue our year-round work of serving communities affected by the crisis.
Find more ways you can protect your organization, stay up-to-date, and become a part of the solution by checking out our handy STORM check-list.