Untreated Chronic Disease and Stress Prevalent in Shelters Housing Victims of Hurricane Maria
Most of the people there have been at the shelter since the Hurricane Maria hit the island nearly two weeks ago. There is no running water, electricity or air conditioning.
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.