How 'Airlink' Partners With Airlines and Nonprofits to Help Communities in Crisis

Oct 2, 2019 1:00 PM ET

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Just last month, Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas with record-breaking winds, and left a devastating impact on local communities. Liz Bloomfield, Humanitarian Programs Director at Airlink, joins Cheddar to discuss how her team is meeting the logistical challenges that come along with responding to a crisis, and how people can take action.

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