Disaster Response programs: 1996-2000
- Georgia, USA, Tornadoes
Sixteen homes were built during a blitz build for families who lost their homes to tornadoes in Camilla, Georgia.
- North Carolina, USA, Hurricane Floyd
By 2002, Habitat affiliates in the state of North Carolina were able to build more than 60 recovery homes under the Hurricane Floyd Recovery Build program. Families who lost their homes when Hurricane Floyd hit in 1999 were back on their feet with the help of volunteers and other partners.
- Central America & Caribbean, Hurricanes Georges and Mitch
Nearly 5,000 houses were built during 1999 to 2000 in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic in response to the destruction brought by hurricanes Georges and Mitch in 1998.