Navigation Links
Thousands More ShelterBoxes to be Sent to Haiti
Date:4/9/2010

Three months after devastating earthquake, ShelterBox continues work.

Lakewood Ranch, FL (Vocus) April 9, 2010 -- Three months on from one of the worst disasters ever witnessed, over 100,000 Haitian earthquake survivors are rebuilding their lives in ShelterBox tents.



The international disaster relief charity has now delivered over 13,000 ShelterBoxes to families who lost everything in the 7.3-magnitude quake. Each box contains a disaster relief tent to house a family of up to 10, water purification, a cook stove, blankets, a tool set among other items.

As the world marks the three-month anniversary of the disaster that struck on January 12, ShelterBox is sending another 5,000 boxes of aid this month -- enough for an additional 50,000 people -- with thousands more ShelterBoxes due to arrive in Haitis capital, Port-au-Prince, during the coming months.

ShelterBox began its response to the Haiti earthquake just 12 minutes after the quake struck on January 12, by mobilizing a ShelterBox Response Team to Port au Prince. The next day, the first ShelterBoxes left the charitys HQ in the UK bound for Haiti.

The first boxes arrived five days after the earthquake and were used to set up emergency field hospitals, immediately saving lives by providing vital shelter to patients who had nowhere to go. Hundreds more boxes followed and ShelterBox camps were set up in suburbs of Port au Prince including Delmas, where families with newborn babies and pregnant women were prioritized for emergency shelter.

A total of 13,000 ShelterBoxes have now been distributed in Haiti with thousands more to come, making it ShelterBoxs
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Sokolove Law Helps Thousands of Consumers Fight Unfair Disability Insurance Denial
2. EarPeace Protects Hearing for Thousands at South by Southwest
3. Your Vote Can Make a Difference in the Lives of Thousands of Tennesseans
4. Four-Year-Old Heart Surgery Patient to Lead Thousands as Grand Marshal of Important Fundraising Event for Maria Fareri Childrens Hospital at Westchester Medical Center
5. Docsnutritiondepot.com has Recently Swept Through Their Site and Lowered Prices Even Further On Thousands of Products
6. CARE: Tens of Thousands of Pregnant Women at Risk in Haiti
7. Appeal Launched for Emergency Assistance to Thousands of Pregnant Women at High Risk in Haiti
8. Energy Automation Systems, Inc. (EASI) Chosen to Offer Energy Saving Solutions to Premier Healthcare Alliances Thousands of Members
9. Cystic Fibrosis Worldwide Launches a New Campaign to Reach Thousands Who Suffer from CF
10. State $200 Million Behind in Payments to Agencies Providing Care to Thousands of Older Illinoisans
11. Miami Businessman Heads to Haiti to Deliver ShelterBoxes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Thousands More ShelterBoxes to be Sent to Haiti 
(Date:10/2/2014)... October 02, 2014 There has been ... new demand has resulted in an increase in the ... of different services at very affordable prices. A leading ... many professional SEO hosting companies and announced that InMotion ... who want to buy hosting products. , InMotion ( ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 ... of the 2014 BIG Awards for Business program. ... and organizations with a proprietary judging process scored ... around the globe. , “The winners this year ... Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business Intelligence ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ... a neurotic personality style and prolonged stress may have ... suggests. Tracking 800 women over nearly four decades, ... jealous and moody -- which they defined as neurotic ... of developing Alzheimer,s compared to women scoring lowest in ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 ... raise your risk for high blood pressure, a new study ... lived within 109 yards of a busy road had a ... women living at least half a mile away, researchers report. ... of our physical environment on our health and well-being," said ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay ... Forty-two states and the District of Columbia now have a ... respiratory illness that has been infecting children since the ... with the virus have died in recent weeks, but it,s ... played in those deaths, officials said. Health officials are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Innovation Dominant Theme among 2014 Big Awards for Business Winners and Finalists 2Health News:Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says 2Health News:Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says 3Health News:Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure 2Health News:Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure 3Health News:42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids 2Health News:42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids 3
... A new study that is to appear in the May ... American Cancer Society says that weight training// improves the quality ... breast cancer. A bi-weekly exercise regimen for six months improves ... ,In the initial days after therapy for breast cancer, ...
... need to perform more physical activities or exercise to keep themselves ... people age, there is a decline in the exercise or work ... led by Wayne C. Levy at the University of Washington in ... aging cardiovascular system being less able to send oxygen to working ...
... danced to the taste buds of many a watering mouth. Yet, ... somber//. Cast away from star hotels and foreign trips, to land ... say the least! ,Taking a trip down memory lane, ... own sons of the soil-amongst people in small towns and villages, ...
... Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged the military doctors to ... services, in the rapidly changing global scenario in order to ... are the most potent form of delivering healthcare both to ... disasters, the minister said while opening the 16th Asia-Pacific Military ...
... used gene technology to breed animals that produce fats. The ... key gene inserted in them. // ,The result was ... produce compounds useful for the heart. ,According to researcher Dr ... could use these animals as a model to see what happens ...
... planned to open a laboratory to test for the avian ... laboratory may come up in the Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary ... Ghana was chosen because thousands of birds from various countries ... in the region. ,The Bharatpur sanctuary is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Pranab Mukherjee Urged Military Doctors To Remain On The Cutting Edge 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... --  Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, ... as chief technology officer. Ravenel has more than ... a proven track record of designing and architecting solutions ... been recognized as a top designer and architect of ... for delivering innovative products that operate at scale and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014  SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that ... a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for ... expansion of its European operations with the formation of a ... as General Manager, Germany.  Mr. Schaber will join former Kyphon ... Europe , Middle East ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... October 1, 2014 Sophia Genetics, ... Sequencing (NGS) data analysis, today launches a unique CFTR ... analysis in a single NGS experiment. The CE-IVD marked ... of variants in a single NGS experiment with clinical ... not been possible to simultaneously analyse all relevant CFTR ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cypher Genomics Appoints J. Patrick Ravenel Chief Technology Officer 2SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 2SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 3SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 4Sophia Genetics Launches Full CFTR Analysis in Single Clinical Grade NGS Experiment 2
... ... treatment, Dr. Carl Giordano - based in Morristown - among first surgeons ... ... N.J., July 29 Leading New Jersey orthopedic,surgeon Dr. Carl Giordano, of Morristown-based Atlantic ...
... Md., July 29 Micromet, Inc.,(Nasdaq: MITI ... the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune,diseases, today ... and audio,webcast on Thursday, August 7, 2008, at ... to discuss its second quarter 2008 financial,results. Micromet ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NJ-Based Surgeon Helps Pioneer Dramatic Advance in Treating Damaged Discs 2Micromet, Inc. to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Micromet, Inc. to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3
Single channel module for Finnpipette Biocontrol - Universal handle sold separately...
... The Research pro Electronic Pipette is ideal ... laboratory. Its easy-to-follow display, ergonomically-placed operating buttons, ... dispensing, reverse pipetting and diluting make this ... simple functions of a manual pipette without ...
An automatic system for determining erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in EDTA tube and using cell counter racks....
MiniVes has been specifically designed for the doctors office and near patient testing and it uses normally freshly collected blood that shall be mixed manually by 15 complete inversion of the tube a...
Medicine Products: