Saipan, N.M.I.

Disaster Date: 10/25/2018
Project Status: Active
Project Needs: Repairing and rebuilding roofs that were damaged or destroyed by the typhoon
What Happened:

Typhoon Yutu made landfall on Saipan as a Category 5-equivalent Super Typhoon on October 25, 2018. This was the strongest tropical cyclone to ever impact the Mariana Islands, with wind speeds of 180mph. The majority of buildings in southern Saipan were damaged or destroyed, and the island was left without electricity.

What MDS Is Doing:

MDS volunteers will serve for terms of at least two weeks, and will stay in hotel accommodations provided by FEMA. Volunteers will be repairing and rebuilding roofs that were damaged or destroyed by the typhoon.

Read recent weekly reports here and scroll down to view photos from the project. 

Quick Stats

Welcome to Saipan

Saipan Info Sheet 

MDS Volunteer Guide 

Volunteer in Saipan

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