AMDA Emergency Bulletin IX: Haiti Emergency Relief
Latest report on AMDA Haiti Emergency Relief:
On Feb. 5th, after arriving in Gonaives, doctors from AMDA Bolivia and a nurse from AMDA Canada have started working in local hospitals. Upon entering Gonaives, the Bolivian doctors brought in around fifteen boxes of medical consumptions (approximately 20kg each) that would help the short supply of medicine. In exchange of the team¢Âª®s arrival, the doctors from AMDA Nepal returned to Nepal on Feb. 6th.
Santo Domingo (Dom. Rep):
While AMDA¢Âª®s logistic team is busy coordinating the incoming/outgoing relief personnel, two coordinators are currently conducting a feasibility assessment in Elias Pina (approx. 250km northeast of Santo Domingo) for the project aiming to provide prosthetic limbs for the disaster victims. Not only does it target the Haitian victims, the project also includes people in need of such devices in Dominican Rep.
For further dispatch of personnel, additional two coordinators from AMDA Headquarters will leave Japan for Santo Domingo on Feb. 13th.