MIAMI – AmericasRelief & Development Team (ART) is proud to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Laparkan, Inc. will be signed on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 2:30 pm in the Laparkan, Inc. corporate office located at 2929 NW 73rd St., in Miami.
The MOU calls Laparkan and ART to coordinate their activities when possible in order to pursue their common objectives in humanitarian response and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Laparkan and ART coordinated efforts during the Haiti earthquake relief effort by providing a staging warehouse and thousands of pounds of humanitarian aid to the affected areas. Laparkan and ART continue to collaborate their efforts during the rebuilding and long term development phases in Haiti.
ART is a Florida private sector collaboration of corporations and non-profit organizations created to help Latin American and Caribbean countries in times of crisis and disaster. ART reacts to immediate crisis, provides ongoing logistics assistance, and conducts plans for future events in the region that will require effective coordination of humanitarian relief. ART also conducts multiple programs and initiatives as advocates, coordinators, and facilitators in the planning and implementation for the effective distribution of disaster relief to victims of humanitarian crises in the Americas.
Laparkan freight group has a network of 18 locations in the USA and Canada offering service to 28 markets within the Caribbean and Central/South America region. The Freight group offers both Air and Ocean cargo competing in all segments of the market.
AmericasRelief Team’s mission is to reduce the suffering and increase the self-sufficiency of the most vulnerable groups in the Americas, and provide tools and resources needed to increase their self-sufficiency.