Since 1998, FIRE has shipped ten, 40-foot containers filled with donated winter clothing,medical supplies, and educational materials. Over the last 14 years, 23 FIRE medical volunteers have conducted more than 1,200 hours of training with 2,700 Mongolian medical professionals around the country and delivered $720,000 worth of medical supplies and 94,000 sharps containers (biohazard boxes for sharp medical waste) to 278 clinics and hospitals countrywide. Additionally, FIRE has tested 1,000 health care workers for hepatitis B and C with 142 being vaccinated against hepatitis B. 46 FIRE clothing volunteers personally distributed 76 tons of winter clothing to over 65,000 individuals, and 80 computers and 6,000 English language library books to one dozen schools. To date, FIRE's programs have provided aid in 15 of Mongolia's 21 provinces.
The Flagstaff International Relief Effort (FIRE) is dedicated to providing resources and support to individuals and communities in need, to reduce poverty, political instability, and to minimize the impact of natural disasters. Currently, FIRE's programs are focused in Mongolia.
FIRE works with partners at all levels - local, national and international - to improve education, health, and reduce poverty through programs that enable individuals and communities to design initiatives resulting in an improved quality of life.