Volunteers Caring for Injured, Relieving Overwhelmed Local Staff
Volunteer Nurses Ann Perez of Houston, Texas and Emily Sisa of Bermuda, arrived in Nepal on Saturday and got straight to work. With a brief stop at the hotel where they will be staying, the two immediately joined HOPE partners on the ground to treat earthquake victims, including children, in medical tents set up outside a hospital near Kathmandu.
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.