Organizing Help in Haiti

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Shayne Gilbert, Chief of the Joint Operations and Tasking Center for the UN in Haiti
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It's not often that you hear a UN Chief described as a "badass," but that’s the way retired Lieutenant Colonel Shayne Gilbert is described by his team.  His official title is Chief of the Joint Operations and Tasking Center for the United Nations in Haiti.

Four weeks ago, when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, NGOs and relief organizations were overwhelmed. Gilbert arrived on the scene on January 17th. Since then he's been responsible for co-coordinating U.S. and international aid and resources to help Haitians in need. Gilbert explains how he and a team of international partners have been helping to organize the relief efforts in Haiti.

UN troops provide security as an NGO distributes shelter materials
UN troops provide security as an NGO distributes shelter materials ( MINUSTAH )
Shayne Gilbert, center, and a Canadian officer at the J.O.T.C.
Shayne Gilbert, center, and a Canadian officer at the J.O.T.C. ( MINUSTAH )
UN and Canadian troops working at an aid distribution site
UN and Canadian troops working at an aid distribution site ( MINUSTAH )
Shayne Gilbert  visiting a refugee camp in Port-au-Prince
Shayne Gilbert visiting a refugee camp in Port-au-Prince ( MINUSTAH )
Aid co-ordination meeting
Aid co-ordination meeting ( MINUSTAH )
Joint Operations and Tasking Center, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Joint Operations and Tasking Center, Port-au-Prince, Haiti ( MINUSTAH )
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