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Rotary Clubs Worldwide Mobilize To Help Meet the Massive Need for Humanitarian Aid in Haiti
Date:1/27/2010

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From raising funds to collecting relief supplies to distributing life-saving shelters in Port-au-Prince, Rotary clubs www.rotary.org worldwide continue to ramp up efforts to assist the victims of the killer earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12.

And that includes members of the 17 Rotary clubs operating in Haiti, where pediatrician Claude Surena, a Rotary member in Port-au-Prince, has been tapped by President Rene Preval to coordinate the national government's emergency response. The chair of Rotary's Haiti Disaster Preparedness Committee, Dr. Surena and fellow Haitian Rotary members are helping to make sure incoming relief supplies are used effectively. He and his family also have been caring for injured quake victims on the grounds of their home since the disaster occurred.

Among the first international relief workers to reach Haiti were volunteers from ShelterBox www.shelterbox.org, a U.K.-based disaster response organization supported by Rotary clubs worldwide. Each ShelterBox kit contains a 10-person tent, a water purification system and other survival necessities. About 2,000 ShelterBoxes -- enough to assist 20,000 pe
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