Entries by Jesús Feás Muñoz

SAMU First Response responds to the call for help at the border

Arizona is one of the border states where migrants cross every day to enter the United States. Casa Alitas – a part of Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona – is the principal nonprofit organization receiving migrants in the Tucson sector along the border and has been aiding those who are crossing the border since […]

Deployment and Evaluation of the SAMU capacities in Madrid, Spain

The SAMU First Response team traveled to Madrid, Spain this week to participate in the deployment of the SAMU Group’s emergency intervention team held before the General Director of the Spanish Civil Protection. They were being evaluated in order to participate in the Civil Protection of the European mechanism funds. The objective of this day […]

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellow(s) from Aruba Conducting Professional Placement with SAMU First Response

Nicole Ruiz is partnering with SAMU First Response in Washington D.C through the U.S. State Department’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative. For four weeks, Nicole, an emerging international young leader, is working at SAMU First Response collaborating in outreach and preparing the Entrepreneurial Leadership Action Plan (E-LAP) they will undertake upon their return to […]

SAMU Staff goes the extra mile

“The SAMU First Response staff has been working around the clock to serve the increasing needs and arrivals of migrants from the border. This month, they received 26 buses from Texas and Arizona.” The month of September this year in Washington, D.C. has been one of the busiest and most hectic months of 2023. The […]

Our Partnerships with the community are what make us stronger

“Strength is not about being able to do everything alone but having the courage to know when to ask for help for the overall good.” At SAMU First Response, we know the power of teamwork and how far it goes to help those we serve. The partnerships that we have created and nourished help us […]

The Intake Team of SFR: How the team has changed within one year

“The Intake team began working on the street without equipment and tools and now we have a secure location where the intake team can help migrants start their lives in the United States.” On June 21, 2022 SAMU First Response in Washington, D.C. welcomed the very first bus at Union Station from Texas carrying 28 […]