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HHS Emergency Response: Haiti

March 8, 2010

In the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January, HHS responded with emergency medical supplies and treatment for the people of the island nation as part of a larger coordinated response.

A Pharmacist on the Ground | LCDR Georges

January 28, 2010

Lieutenant Commander Georges of the U.S. Public Health Service is originally from Haiti. Now he's a pharmacist with the HHS National Institutes of Health working in Haiti to help get needed medications to the Haitian people.


Haiti: Providing Care at a DMAT Hospital | Keith Lindsay

January 23, 2010

Keith Lindsay, Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) Comander MA-1, at Gheskio Field Hospital, Haiti, as part of the National Disaster Medical System of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).


Update on Developments in Haiti - Adoptions in Progress

January 20, 2010

The federal government streamlines orphan adoptions in process before the earthquake. Agencies are working to ensure that families both get word and get reunited as quickly as possible. Video: Dept. of State (transcript)



Haiti: Update on HHS Response Effort

January 20, 2010

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addresses the ongoing government effort to deliver much needed medical care to the Haitian people.


Haiti: USNS Comfort in Haiti

January 19, 2010

USNS Comfort received its first patients from the earthquake in Haiti. Video: Dept. of Defense


Haiti: Dr. Lurie gives an overview

January 19, 2010

Dr Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response, details the current level of HHS support in Haiti.


Haiti: How You Can Help

January 15, 2010

Health professionals wishing to go to Haiti, individuals, organizations, and companies wishing to make monetary contributions, or donate medical supplies or equipment, should register and indicate what resources they have at

For more ways to help, visit the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) site.


Haiti: Initial Response from HHS

January 15, 2010

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has activated the National Disaster Medical System and the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. More than 250 personnel are in the process of deploying to Haiti and over 12,000 personnel could possibly assist in the coming days.