Navigation Links
Two Weeks After Haiti Quake, Save the Children Helps More Than 105,000 Children and Families with Food, Medicines, Basic Supplies
Date:1/27/2010

Two weeks after a devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, the global humanitarian organization Save the Children has reached more than 105,000 children and adults, providing lifesaving food, medicines and supplies.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Vocus) January 27, 2010 -- Two weeks after a devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, the global humanitarian organization Save the Children has reached more than 105,000 children and adults, providing lifesaving food, medicines and supplies. In addition, the organization is working to protect vulnerable children, providing spaces to play and helping trace unaccompanied children and reunite them with their families.

"It took less than 40 seconds for lives of tens of thousands of Haitian children to change completely. They lost friends, family and teachers, saw their homes and neighborhoods destroyed, and watched their family's livelihood disappear in this devastating quake," said Lee Nelson, Save the Children's country director in Haiti.

"Save the Children is rushing to meet the immediate lifesaving needs of these children and their families by distributing food, water, hygiene and household supplies, and by erecting latrines and bathing facilities. And, given the enormity of this disaster, we will be assisting Haitian families with their recovery for months and years to come."

Save the Children staff in Port-au-Prince, Logne and Jacmel are ramping up efforts to meet the health, protection and educational needs of thousands of children displaced from their homes and living in makeshift camps. It is distributing hygiene kits, household kits, plastic sheeting, blankets, food and water. Save the Children's water and sanitation programs are providing clean water, latrines and bathing facilities for 2,200 people in the encampments at Lakou Issa and Theatre National camps in Port-au-Prince. The
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Two Weeks Until National School Backpack Awareness Day
2. ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Increases Staffing by 30% in Three Weeks Due to Increase in Demand for All ReBuilder Medical Products
3. New Pharmaceutical Sales Force Communication Metrics: Nearly 6 Weeks of Sales Time per Rep Wasted Each Year
4. Higher Risk of Death for Babies Born Just a Few Weeks Early, Study Finds
5. Babies Born Few Weeks Early Face Higher Death Risk
6. 10 Weeks to a Better Body & Better Health With Dr. Ramseys Health Challenge
7. Vicriviroc Demonstrates Potent and Sustained Viral Suppression Through 48 Weeks of Therapy in Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients
8. Next Step(R) Institute of Integrative Medicine, Inc. Takes Wellness to a New Level With 2008 Series of Wellness Weeks
9. Medical Manufacturer TomoTherapy Implements SAP Solution in Only 16 Weeks
10. USA TODAY Weight-Loss Challenge Returns For 5th Year With Eight Weeks of Compelling Stories and Online Features
11. Adults With ADHD Lose 3 Weeks Worth of Work Annually
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Two Weeks After Haiti Quake, Save the Children Helps More Than 105,000 Children and Families with Food, Medicines, Basic Supplies
(Date:4/27/2015)... Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Attorney ... , well-known for serving and protecting his clients, took that ... #Dan, an abbreviated dialing code which makes it easier for ... With an eye on building his brand and added value ... and the Greater Chicago area where Newlin has law offices. ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 The Global ... grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during the period ... share in the materials healthcare packaging market, mainly due ... Global Pharmaceutical Packaging market is extremely fragmented with ... a major portion of the market with the rest ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Puroast Coffee ... nationwide tour for 2015. The BattleFrog OCR is a ... created to both educate participants in the training that Seals ... “We are thrilled to be able to sponsor the BattleFrog ... unique fitness experience that we find well-suited to give people ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Consumer Choice Award ... Providers in their respective sectors for Ottawa. We would ... winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with ... Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations through ... winners have gone through a rigorous selection process conducted ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Colorado (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 ... ground-breaking solution to a problem that has been ... and advertising campaigns: by announcing the launch ... of its kind. , Officially launched today, ... and was created to index only marijuana-related business ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dan Newlin Hashtags It With #Dan 2Health News:Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market to Grow at 5% CAGR to 2019 Says a New Report at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market to Grow at 5% CAGR to 2019 Says a New Report at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market to Grow at 5% CAGR to 2019 Says a New Report at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:Puroast Coffee on Tour with BattleFrog 2Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 2Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 3Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 4Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 5Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 6Health News:2015 Ottawa Consumer Choice Award-Winners 7Health News:The WeedLife Network debuts its ground-breaking WeedLIVE cannabis industry search engine 2Health News:The WeedLife Network debuts its ground-breaking WeedLIVE cannabis industry search engine 3
... clues to the impact of severe physical, psychosocial suffering, ... Among Jewish survivors of World War II, those who ... risk of cancer, likely due to physical and mental ... Haifa researchers compared cancer rates in more than 300,000 ...
... women, wide waists in men spell trouble, study finds , ... body fat appears to affect the risk of dangerous blood ... women, a new Danish study indicates. , The 10-year study ... of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women but not men, while ...
... habits can stave off the inevitable declines, research finds , ... that accompany growing old typically speed up after the age ... can slow the inevitable by staying lean, exercising and refraining ... issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , are ...
... say , MONDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- There,s ... the family safe on Halloween. Some simple precautions will ... , The American Academy of Pediatrics offers the following ... and reflective and short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement ...
... shows they have doubled risk of GERD, may be linked ... World Trade Center rescue workers can add another illness to ... exposure to Ground Zero toxins and the ensuing mental anguish ... A new study shows that 41 percent of World Trade ...
... Oct. 26 Uno Chicago Grill®, America,s Healthiest Chain Restaurant(1), ... fall menu. , This exciting fall menu stars ... are a well-known and popular accent to many dishes, UNO ... the territory of a select few health food aficionados. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exposure to Holocaust May Have Raised Cancer Risks 2Health News:Where You Put on Pounds May Influence Clot Risk 2Health News:Fitness Fades Fast After 45 2Health News:Fitness Fades Fast After 45 3Health News:Treat Kids to a Safe Halloween 2Health News:World Trade Center Workers Have More Cases of Acid Reflux 2Health News:World Trade Center Workers Have More Cases of Acid Reflux 3Health News:Go, Go, Goji! UNO(R) Fall Menu Is 'Berry' Delicious 2Health News:Go, Go, Goji! UNO(R) Fall Menu Is 'Berry' Delicious 3
(Date:4/27/2015)... WORTH, Texas , April 27, 2015 ... market is segmented based on type, application, and geography and ... at $728.9 million in 2014, and is expected to reach ... the forecast period. Browse through the TOC of ... idea of the in-depth analysis provided. This also provides a ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... April 27, 2015  Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Incorporated today announced ... of lonafarnib in patients with chronic hepatitis delta viral ... program, enrolled at Ankara University Medical School, ... endemic. LOWR HDV - 1 (LOnafarnib ... study which randomized subjects to receive different doses of ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... NEW YORK , April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... market for electronic medical records (EMR) to grow ... for US healthcare providers, according to a recent ... system upgrades, international sales and continued efficiency improvements ... each year for the next five years.  The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North America Optical Microscopy Market is Expected to Reach $829.9 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 3.0% From 2014 to 2019 2North America Optical Microscopy Market is Expected to Reach $829.9 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 3.0% From 2014 to 2019 3Eiger Bio Announces Interim Results of Lonafarnib in Combination with Ritonavir or Pegylated Interferon in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) 2Eiger Bio Announces Interim Results of Lonafarnib in Combination with Ritonavir or Pegylated Interferon in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) 3Kalorama: EMR Market Expected To Grow Beyond Incentives 2Kalorama: EMR Market Expected To Grow Beyond Incentives 3
... , WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 15 Decision Resources, one of ... healthcare issues, finds that an overall survival benefit would be ... in their decision to prescribe a novel agent ahead of ... Special European Physician & Payer Forum report entitled European ...
... BEND, Oregon, December 15 Bend Research Inc. ... for HPMCAS, an,excipient used in technologies developed by the firm to ... Bend Research clients may now reference a Type V Drug ... Research officials said. , "We,re excited about ...
Cached Medicine Technology:For Breast Cancer Treatment, an Agent That Can Achieve an Overall Survival Benefit Would Pose the Greatest Challenge to Avastin's Dominance in Europe 2For Breast Cancer Treatment, an Agent That Can Achieve an Overall Survival Benefit Would Pose the Greatest Challenge to Avastin's Dominance in Europe 3Bend Research Clients May Now Reference Key Safety Document for Important Solubility Excipient 2
Sinskey lens manipulator, straight. Also available in titanium....
ICL manipulator with textured hemi-ball tip...
Vaulted shank with guard....
... Keeler ophthalmoscopes are individually adjusted for ... the eye, not on paper. This, along ... infinity focus, ensures that whatever the patient's ... and largest field of view. Lithium-ion technology ...
Medicine Products: