We prepared for the worst, all the while assuring ourselves that the worst rarely happens. As faithful supporters called and emailed, expressing their concerns, sharing their prayers and asking what we were doing to prepare, we confidently explained our Shelter in Place protocols, gave thanks for our ability to stock up on food, water and fuel and assured them that US and Haiti leadership were in close communication with each other and all of staff. All would be fine.Read the Update
As Hurricane Matthew approached Haiti, we kept telling ourselves it would weaken, that it would veer off its expected course. Surely, all would be fine.