The Loring Park-based American Refugee Committee sent a humanitarian relief team to Haiti today.
The team has expertise in emergency relief and logistics, according to a statement sent out by the committee today.
It includes Monte Achenbach, senior director of programs, who has lived and worked in Haiti. He has experience helping with relief efforts after the 2005 Pakistan earthquake. He will be joined by Michael Barringer-Mills, field support manager, who has worked on humanitarian projects in Darfur, Sudan.