Training for Disaster Response in Colombia

| Colombia 11 November 2011 |
The coordinator of Latin America Volunteer Ministers activities is in Colombia to train and organize disaster response in the wake of recent flooding.

The coordinator of Latin America Volunteer Ministers activities, himself a veteran of the Scientology Haiti relief effort, is in Colombia from his headquarters office in Mexico City to train and man a Scientology Disaster Response Team to provide relief in the wake of flooding in and around the northern coastal city of Cartagena, which has disrupted the lives of more than 94,000 Colombians, according to the Colombian Red Cross.  Additionally, in Manizales, 100 miles west of Bogotá, 150 families were evacuated this week because of landslides.

Volunteer Ministers seminars were held this week at the Centro Cultural de Dianética in Bogotá to train volunteers to assists in these and other disasters.

To join the Colombia disaster response, fill out the disaster response form at the Scientology Volunteer Ministers website.