Hurricane

Preparing for disasters in the Caribbean

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The month of August is the start of the height of hurricane season, and the Caribbean has a history of being hit hard with powerful storms. Through planning and partnerships, Heart to Heart International has been bracing and preparing for the likelihood of hurricanes hitting islands in the Caribbean. After its disaster response to Hurricane... 

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Monitoring: Tropical Storm Elsa

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We are currently monitoring Tropical Storm Elsa and prepared to respond as needed. Elsa is bringing heavy rain, strong winds gusts, storm surge and isolated tornadoes to Florida through Wednesday. Elsa will then spread some of its impacts up the Southeast and mid-Atlantic coasts into late week. Bands of heavy rain and gusty winds continue... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Kathleen Stone

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“I have been a volunteer physician for Heart to Heart International since March 2019 when I retired from private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Never one to be a stay-at-home doctor, I launched a second chapter learning my way to Disaster Medicine surrounded by like-minded medical professionals who care for patients in challenging circumstances. I... 

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Responding to Eta and Iota

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November 25, 2020 – Upon arriving in San Pedro Sula on November 21, the team immediately began seeing patients in shelters and various communities around the area. In five days, the team saw over 350 patients, including many children. Some patients had COVID-19 and others had skin ailments caused by the flood waters or needed... 

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