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      2015 Volunteer Recruiting Campaign!


      EMPACT Northwest is now adding new members to our disaster response teams. As of 2015, volunteer deployments with EMPACT NW will require the completion of pre deployment screening and pre deployment training in the greater Puget Sound area. Uniforms, safety and deployment equipment are issued, insurance is also provided to team members in training and during deployment. Due to the cost of outfitting our volunteers, and the cost of monthly Read the full article

    • Jake Gillanders and Dave Schmidt operate in Tacloban, PI following typhoon Haiyans devastation.

      Urban Search And Rescue Task Force


      Disaster Response Northwest is the west coast based rapid response team for EMPACT. Designed to put boots on the ground within 72 hours of any systemic collapse disaster, DRNW is meant to provide advanced field care for the critical first several weeks after a disaster, until larger organizations can provide more stable, long lasting services.

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      Volunteer


      EMPACT Northwest accepts skilled EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Doctors, PAs, Firefighters and more to help with clinical aid and healthcare education. We not only accept healthcare workers. We are always in need of skilled people to help with fundraising, support services and technical areas. If you have skills you would like to offer, we would love to hear from you!

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      • Jake Gillanders and Dave Schmidt operate in Tacloban, PI following typhoon Haiyans devastation.
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    2015 Volunteer Recruiting Campaign!


    Sunday, April 5th, 2015

    EMPACT Northwest is now adding new members to our disaster response teams. As of 2015, volunteer deployments with EMPACT NW will require the completion of pre deployment screening and pre deployment training in the greater Puget Sound area. Uniforms, safety and deployment equipment are issued, insurance is also provided to team members in training and during deployment. Due to the cost of outfitting our volunteers, and the cost of monthly Read the full article

    Kelly Melton with Commanding Officer Jalloh of the 7th Medical Battalion

    New Year, New Board of Directors


    Sunday, January 25th, 2015

    The New Year brings new elections for the board of directors. Jake Gillanders was elected President of the board; Tamara Glasgow is Vice President, Trish Davidson Treasurer, Angie Davis Secretary and Armadeus Davidson, Executive. We are moving forward in our efforts to provide fiscal transparency, improve access to data, and to improve communications with our supporters and volunteers. For information on administrative or marketing topics, please contact Armadeus Davidson here . Read the full article

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    Ebola Update: Refections Upon Reentry


    Monday, December 1st, 2014

    11/26/14 Stigmatize: To set some mark of dismay upon. Unfortunately, stigmatization is a real issue with the Ebola crisis, and in some extreme cases has cost people their lives. It isn’t fact based, it’s driven by fear. There was a five year old girl who was ill and her family dropped her off at a holding unit. A caregiver didn’t stay with her, she was just left there. Her labs Read the full article

    Jake Gillanders and Dave Schmidt operate in Tacloban, PI following typhoon Haiyans devastation.

    2014 EMPACT Administrative Fundraiser!


    Sunday, November 30th, 2014

    EMPACT Administrative Fundraiser 2014 EMPACT Northwest Administrative Fundraiser is our answer to ensuring 90% of donations received directly impact our field operations. On occasions, special projects receive 100% of funds raised to deliver rescue, medical aid or supplies to disaster stricken communities. In 2014, EMPACT operated on a total budget of $52,583 (Jan-Oct). $30,000 was earmarked for USAR equippment, and we are proud to announce that 92% of our operational Read the full article

  • The EMPACT Mission


    "EMPACT Northwest is a non-profit organization providing immediate disaster response, rescue training, and medical education for underserved communities."

    "The EMPACT mission is accomplished with credentialed responders and educators who maintain the highest degree of professional integrity and organizational transparency."

  • Donate


    EMPACT Northwest is a charitable 501c3 organization and is 100% powered by donations. To make a contribution to this cause please donate below.

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  • Volunteer


    Another great way to help out is to volunteer. EMPACT is always looking for skilled volunteers to work in both the US and overseas.

  • Testimonials


    “I work at the U.S. Embassy in Manila and was in Tacloban yesterday. I spent some time with your team during the day. They look like a great group; I was very impressed. We wish them all the best!” -Greg Cowan following the Typhoon Haiyan USAR response.

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