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Update from Haiti: United Nations Foundation Vice President for Global Health Delivers Medical Supplies in Port-au-Prince
Date:1/15/2010

ion">Haiti.  Donations today will have an impact on the lives of thousands of Haitians in the days and weeks to come."

To read more and to donate to the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund, visit: www.unfoundation.org/haiti.

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Immediately after the quake, the CERF dispersed $10 million for urgent Haiti relief efforts and the UN Foundation contributed $1 million.  Humanitarian agencies faced with a sudden disaster often struggle to find resources to start life-saving operations. The time between an appeal for assistance and disbursement of funds can be long. This delay costs lives. The CERF fills this critical gap in responding to immediate needs, allocating funds within days of an emergency to kick-start relief efforts.  

Dr. Carucci is a medical doctor and practiced medicine with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps as an active duty Navy physician and Flight Surgeon. For a full bio, visit http://www.unfoundation.org/about-unf/our-leadership/daniel-carucci.html.

About the United Nations Foundation

The United Nations Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities.  We build and imple
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