Peace Corps

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a civilian organization sponsored by the United States government

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The Peace Corps has a separate program called the Crisis Corps, created in 1996, to allow former volunteers with specific skills to volunteer again for short term assignments in disaster areas.
Katrina's Challenge: Vasquez made an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide Crisis Corps volunteers to support the emergency relief operation in the gulf coast region.
This past May I returned for a three-week vacation, and now, to help with volunteer relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch, I have accepted a one-year posting as Crisis Corps coordinator for the country.
Lewis returned to Central America in August to undertake his duties as Crisis Corps coordinator for Nicaragua.
One particularly exciting and very new feature of the Peace Corps is the Crisis Corps, an idea Gearan introduced.
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