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earthquake project for mr. lattanzio

earthquakes!! very deadly

John Bryszewski

on 17 February 2011

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earthquakes the recent major earthquake was in Hati... thousands of people were never found and hundreds of thousands found dead!!!! Haiti
The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, most of Haiti’s 10 million people live on less than $2 a day. The severe economic situation, combined with increased fuel and food costs, the effect of natural disasters and chronic unemployment has placed a serious burden on an already
Merlin launched an emergency response within 48 hours of the earthquake and mobilized a specialized surgical and medical team to Delmas 33, a suburb of Port-au-Prince. On an abandoned tennis court, Merlin established a fully functional, tented surgical hospital. Merlin has built on a dual approach – combining an orthopedic and plastic surgeon – from the earthquake response in Padang, Indonesia. It has clearly proven to save lives and limbs in patients with common earthquake-related injuries. Merlin is carrying out additional assessments in camps around Delmas 33 to identify health needs in camps for two more mobile clinic teams.
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