Project HOPE Donors Have Personal Ties to Nepal
For Kathy and Don Pedersen, the first reports of a massive earthquake in Nepal were far more than news from a distant land. They left Katmandu only a few short hours before the huge quake destroyed much of the country and threatened the safety of friends they have known for many years.
Helping Indonesia’s Health Workers Through a Crisis
Ibu Rizka is trained for the worst. She has seen patients in their darkest hours and endured the agony of searching for colleagues who don’t report to work after disasters, their fates unknown. Now, the Indonesian emergency room nurse and Disaster and Crisis Management Coordinator is coping with the aftermath of more tragedy, following the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on September 28.