Haiti 2010 Earthquake Response

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Hospitals in Haiti charge patients for donated medicine

Currently, Haiti has about 90 public, private hospitals and field hospitals.  They depend on the United Nations for supplies of medicine, which it provides without charge.  But, about a dozen of the hospitals are charging patients for donated medicine, and care. Read more…

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Aid groups consider pooling donations

Aid groups in the United States are discussing a proposal to pool donations received for Haiti relief and allocate it to organizations best able to meet identified needs.  Such a fundraising strategy enables small organizations to obtain financial support based on their contributions to relief and not on the strength of their marketing programs (NYTimes).

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Donation drive today at Haiti’s embassy in DC

Today, at the Haitian embassy, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians will be collecting donations of items for survival kits that will be distributed to the earthquake survivors in Haiti.  The embassy is located at 2311 Massachussetts Avenue, NW.  (Map and directions here).

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